Thursday, March 18, 2010
Stunning revelations are leaking from the epic Viacom v. Youtube copyright infringement suit that has been going on for years now. Apparently, Viacom submitted much of the content that serves as the basis for its lawsuit. Any civil litigation and business attorney knows that this could result in huge sanctions imposed against Viacom and its attorneys. Aside from the possibility of sanctions against litigants, this is just another example of widespread abuse of the digital millennium copyright act by large, corporate content owners.