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July 30, 2008

Italian Media Company Sues Google, YouTube

Google and YouTube are being sued by Italian media company Mediaset SpA for copyright violation.  Mediaset found some 4,643 videos and clips they owned appearing on YouTube without permission.  Mediaset wants 500 million euros as damages, or about $780 million US.  Mediaset is owned by Italian prime minister Berlusconi.

More on the suit from CNN Money.  [MG]

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