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Youtube lost against Telecinco on copyright issue

Pixelisation [PersonRank 1]

Friday, July 25, 2008
12 years ago2,358 views

The Italian media group (owned by Berlusconi) seems to have won against Youtube in a Viacom-like case on copyright issues.

source: paidcontent.co.uk/entry/419-sp ...

It looks quite bad for Youtube: will they have to pay something back for having distributed shows “without express authorisation”? Will TF1's case (French leading media group) end in a similar way? Not necessarily, but I guess couts 1.0 will find inspiration in this jurisprudence.

And will Youtube have to suspend their service in Italia until all copyrighted contents will be taken down?

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

The article says "The formal result is not yet out" though.

PS: Berlusconi, the same guy who is now immune from legal attacks reuters.com/article/rbssTechMe ... ...

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