Copyright Alert: Io v. Veoh - DMCA Covers Video Upload Site Charged With Exposing Skin Flicks

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In an important decision with potential implications for the Viacom v. YouTube suit and for every website that hosts user-supplied content, a Magistrate Judge in the Northern District of California has granted summary judgment against a publisher of ?adult? films on the ground that an ?Internet Television Network? that enables the sharing of userprovided video content was protected from copyright liability by a safe harbor of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c). Io Group, Inc. v. Veoh Networks, Inc., No. C06-03926 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 27, 2008).

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