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Google Seeks to Dismiss Viacom’s YouTube Copyright Suit

December 07, 2012

Google Inc. (GOOG:US)’s YouTube unit, after an appeals court overturned a ruling in its favor, asked a judge to dismiss claims by Viacom Inc. (VIAB:US) that it violated copyrights by displaying portions of television programs and movies without the media company’s permission, according to a filing in federal court in New York.

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Hytha at mhytha@bloomberg.net


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