Ninth Circuit Puts Lump of Coal in UMB’s Stocking, Affirms DMCA Safe Harbors for Veoh

The Ninth Circuit has affirmed a district court’s holding that the safe harbors created by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) protected Veoh from copyright liability.  This case has been pending since 2007, when Universal Music Group (UMG) sued Veoh based on allegedly infringing content in UMG music videos that Veoh users uploaded.  To view the article by Electronic Frontier Foundation, click here.

For more information about this topic, please contact Greg Akselrud, chair of our Internet, New Media & Entertainment practice group at (818) 444-4503 or gakselrud@stubbsalderton.com

 

 

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