YouTube Could Soon Have A Billion Dollar Lawsuit On Its Hands

YouTube Could Soon Have A Billion Dollar Lawsuit On Its Hands.

Happy Lawsuit?

The issues between the two companies go beyond this main issue. GMR is also picking up the old argument Viacom used when the media conglomerate fought its own legal battle against YouTube. Essentially, GMR believes the existence of ContentID–which allows users to flag any video whose music matches a copyrighted “fingerprint”–shows YouTube does have knowledge of infringing material on its site, which would cause YouTube to lose its safe harbor status under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act – See more at: http://www.tubefilter.com/2014/12/22/youtube-lawsuit-global-music-rights/?mc_cid=8d9f2ffb95&mc_eid=f5efb04f81#sthash.7nl1D8ZX.dpuf

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