TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Viacom Sues YouTube For A Billion

They threatened Google last month with potential legal action, and it appears they weren’t bluffing. AP: “Big Media took its first big swing at YouTube Tuesday as Viacom Inc., the owner of MTV, VH1, Comedy Central and other cable networks filed a $1 billion copyright lawsuit against the video-sharing site and corporate owner Google Inc.”

BACKGROUND:

  • Agreement Fizzles, Viacom Threatens Legal Action Against YouTube
  • YouTube Pulling Comedy Central Clips? Not Necessarily
  • YouTube: The $1.65 Billion Timeline
  • Mediabistro Course

    Content Marketing 101

    Content Marketing 101Starting September 8, get hands-on content marketing training in Content Marketing 101! Through a series of webcasts, content and marketing experts will teach you the best practices for creating, distributing and measuring the results of your brand's content, including how to develop a content marketing plan, become a content marketing and more. Register now!