Viacom International Inc. v. YouTube, Inc.,1 a closely-watched case involving the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), is currently being appealed by Viacom to the Second Circuit. Appellate briefs have been filed by Viacom and YouTube, as well as numerous amici curiae. This article will review the DMCA safe harbor provisions and the lower court decision, highlight the key issues raised by the parties on appeal, and briefly discuss the amicus briefs that have been filed in the action.
DMCA Safe Harbor Provisions
SDNY Rules YouTube Is Entitled to Safe Harbor
Viacom's Appellate Brief
YouTube's Appellate Brief
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