Creating YouTube videos incorporating copyright protected works is a commonplace, often amateur pursuit of today's tech-savvy cultural 'consumers' and no one is making money off of it, right?... Wrong!
News on ISPs liability from Spain: YouTube not responsible for infringements of copyrighted materials. The second chapter of Telecinco v YouTube
Marco Bassini is the Managing Editor of MediaLaws, www.medialaws.eu, and a lawyer at Baker & McKenzie LLP’s office in Milan. The re-posting of this analysis is part of a cross-posting collaboration with MediaLaws: Law and Policy of the Media in a Comparative Perspective.
Embarrassing marketing gaffe or reasonable exercise of legal rights? Nintendo issues “Content ID match” claims on "Let’s Play" (LP) videos featuring their game franchises. Prolific YouTube user Zack Scott speaks out against the move.
If at first you don’t succeed, Viacom, try try again? On April 18, 2013, Judge Louise Stanton of the 2nd Circuit District Court effectively wrote the last chapter in the epic one billion dollar copyright battle between Viacom and YouTube.
Taylor Vanderhelm is a JD candidate at the University of Alberta. Less than a month after announcing its foray into online movie rentals, Google’s YouTube has made another significant announcement by offering users the ability to license their work using Creative Commons. Google is heralding the move as a way to foster creativity and sharing […]