safe harbor affirmed

YouTube won summary judgement motion against Viacom. This means that the DMCA safe harbors for ISPs have passed judicial review. That would mean a big reduction in legal risk for internet developers whose products are able to implement notice-and-takedown. Just be very careful to get the legal details right and your startup will be on predictable footing.

But caveat emptor. This is just one bit of data in a very complex landscape.

2 thoughts on “safe harbor affirmed

  1. The way that EFF and other digital politics projects see themselves is a nop as far as people in the entertainment industry go. You couldn’t explain it any more than you could explain snow to a bowling ball. People perceive it as completely out there. They have never heard of such a thing.

    Yahoo in socal: ibid.

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