Google Seeks to Dismiss Viacom’s YouTube Copyright Suit

Google Inc. (GOOG)’s YouTube unit, after an appeals court overturned a ruling in its favor, asked a judge to dismiss claims by Viacom Inc. (VIAB) that it violated copyrights by displaying portions of television programs and movies without the media company’s permission, according to a filing in federal court in New York.

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