Legal Woes, Be Gone!

Berzon, Alexandra
April 2007
Red Herring;4/30/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 16, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports that Mountain View, California-based Google is facing a $1-billion lawsuit for copyright violations from media giant Viacom, which seemed to grow tired of delays from Google in rolling out its filtering tools called Claim Your Content. Google chief executive officer (CEO) Eric Schmidt said the Claim Your Content tools should address Viacom's concerns. But with details scant, it is too soon to know whether the tools will placate media companies who argue that the search giant has not done enough to pull their copyrighted content from its YouTube video-sharing site.


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