Friday, July 4, 2008

US Court Ruling Releases YouTube Info to Viacom

Beware YouTube viewers. A US court ruling has ordered Google to release user information including usernames, IP addresses and viewing habits to Viacom. After a lawsuit the media company (which owns MTV) brought in 2007, Viacom claims that copyrighted videos it owns have been viewed 1.5 billion times thru Google's recently acquired YouTube. This move could potentially rock the way music fans view or listen to their favorite acts.

To read more about this, check out AFP, Bloomberg and NME.

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