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Appeals court upholds ruling in favor of Veoh and against Universal Music Group

LOS ANGELES A California appeals court has upheld a ruling that says user-generated video site Veoh is entitled to safe harbor from monetary damages in a copyright infringement case brought by Universal Music Group. Judge Raymond Fisher said in a decision filed Tuesday that Universal could not put the burden of finding and deleting copyright-infringing material on Veoh. Read full article >>

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Court says MP3tunes protected by DMCA

U.S. District Court in New York grants summary judgment against MP3tunes for music that the founder uploaded personally without permission but grants music service protection under DMCA safe harbor. (37 mins ago)

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DMCA Copyright Policies: Staying in the Safe Harbors While Protecting Your Users

One of the less-heralded issues in a series of prominent cases ( here , here , and here , for example) testing the limits of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act safe harbor provisions is the question of when and how service providers must terminate the accounts of “repeat infringers.” (14 hours ago)

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