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How Youtube Will Escape Google’s New Pirate Penalty

Google has announced that it will soon penalize sites that are repeatedly accused of copyright infringement. But one site in particular doesn’t need to worry: Google’s own YouTube. It has a unique immunity against the forthcoming penalty.

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Embedding copyright-infringing video is not a crime, court rules

A court has ruled that embedding a copyright-infringing video is not infringement in itself, and therefore not a crime.

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The Oatmeal website, cancer and wildlife charities sued following web feud involving bear bestiality fundraiser

What do you get when you mix a lawyer, a popular comic website, copyright infringement allegations and a fundraising effort starring a flirty Kodiak bear?

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Businessman pays $220K to settle copyright lawsuit

A Pleasant Grove businessman has settled a lawsuit, agreeing to pay $220,000 to his former company for alleged copyright infringement.

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Google Failing on Piracy, Claims RIAA, Hollywood Agent

The Recording Industry Association of America says Google's current process isn't working and urges the company to make some changes to their copyright infringement report system. In the past month, the RIAA has requested 52,715 URL takedowns.

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Google wins key ruling in Oracle Java copyright infringement claim

A US judge has ruled that the Java application programming interfaces used in Android are not protected by copyright, marking a defeat for Oracle in its high-stakes lawsuit against Google.

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Judge clears Google of Java copyright infringement

A U.S. judge has ruled that the Java application programming interfaces used in Android are not protected by copyright, marking a defeat for Oracle in its high-stakes lawsuit against Google.

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