Legal news:P10 v. Google: Public Interest Prevails in Digital Copyright Showdown

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P10 v. Google: Public Interest Prevails in Digital Copyright Showdown

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed Internet innovators and users of all stripes a huge victory today in the much-anticipated Perfect 10 v. Google decision. The decision covers a wide-range of online copyright issues from in-line linking to fair use to the DMCA safe harbors and post-Grokster liability. Perfect 10 had sued Google for copyright infringement, claiming that its "Image Search" tool illegally reproduced and displayed P10 photos when it returned thumbnail results and framed third-party websites in response to search terms. It also claimed that Google was liable for contributing to Internet user infringement when users would look at pictures online that they had found via Google Image search...
http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/archives/005259.php
 
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I read the whole article and it seems to me to be a rather petty nuisence suit. I guess because it is unchartered area I suppose some one had to try it.
 
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