HR-2281: And Then the DMCA Didn't Apply on the Earth (Viacom by ALAN COLOSI PDF


***Viacom and Google have settled this situation, as mentioned on March 18, 2014, per week earlier than oral arguments scheduled within the second Circuit on March 24, 2014. Thank you.***

Does someone rather imagine US Copyright legislation asserts copyright proprietor has to ship Google/YouTube a "DMCA TakeDown realize" with a purpose to infringe you in seconds after which by no means pay you a nickel once you ultimately get your content material got rid of? No.

On June 23, 2010, the case referred to as Viacom foreign, Inc./Paramount photos vs. Google, Inc. /YouTube, Inc. (07-cv-02103, U.S. District courtroom, Southern District of recent York (Manhattan)) used to be determined by way of usa District pass judgement on, Louis L. Stanton. This district point federal case which dragged for 3 (3) years involved the infringement and exposition of Viacom’s copyrighted content material on a public demonstrate via YouTube, owned and operated by means of Google. the general public exhibit was—and nonetheless is—an rapid world wide distribution. Viacom requested for $1 billion USD in damages, yet pass judgement on Stanton governed opposed to Viacom and in prefer of YouTube. YouTube claimed their company was once outlined as a “service supplier” lower than the availability that classifies a merchant within HR 2281, the legislations record often referred to as The electronic Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA). in keeping with Google/YouTube, their life as a mixed corporation was once no longer liable for any infringement that happens on their enterprise version which existed, and nonetheless does exist, on the web. provided that a content material proprietor notified them appropriately, in response to a so-called word characterised as a “DMCA Takedown Notice”, may Google/YouTube then act and take away (or block) the infringed content material.

The courtroom published over sixty-three files of facts that contained emails, textual content messages, depositions, white sheets, monetary statements, and so forth. for public intake. additionally, all arguments, case legislation, statutes, amici curiae, experts, and judgments are public checklist. Viacom presents these kind of records on their litigation homepage with extra essays that try to clarify the legislation of their desire. even if, Viacom nonetheless misplaced the case. for that reason, in fact those files painting themselves as a plea for assistance—to locate the reality; to discover the evidence.

This e-book is the results of examining each rfile if that's the case, line-by-line, amid the learn of the statutes, case-law, legislative fabric, non-redacted proof, and extra proof with the information of laptop technological know-how, which it sounds as if is missing with attorneys, judges, or even the USA Congress, yet not at all with Google, YouTube and lots of clones.

Available listed here are all the briefs submitted to Viacom's counsel that have been created through discovery within the order provided, resulting in an amicus curiae similar that argues 17 USC § 512(k)(1), the 1998 "service supplier" definition within HR 2281.

QUESTION: Are Google and YouTube relatively carrier prone less than 17 USC § 512(k)(1)(B)? They declare that they're; in spite of the fact that, copyrights are a secured particular correct, a monopolistic correct with emblems and patents demarcated by way of Congress below Article 1, part eight, Clause eight of the U.S. structure. actually, copyrights should not a 3rd position, runner-up, sacrificial lamb for a brand new kind of unfastened speech that creates environments to "assert different people's speeches" with no permission in "bad faith".

The Bible of electronic Copyright legislation will locate that Google and YouTube aren't carrier services less than 17 USC § 512(k)(1)(A) and/or 17 USC § 512(k)(1)(B). And if a Bible of electronic Copyright legislations proves that's actual, then how a lot has truly been stolen from copyright and trademark vendors by way of urgent buttons?

RESOLVED: a controversy in electronic copyright legislation.


ALAN COLOSI writer and author of The Captain Yuriko Kumage sequence of novels, together with "KKXG: King Kong vs. Gigagtos

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