In 2005, the Authors Guild brought a lawsuit against Google for digitally scanning books without permission of the books' authors. In November 2009, a court approved an amended settlement between the Guild and Google that gives authors the option of…
Apple has announced its plans to make music from four major record companies available through iTunes without copying restrictions and outlined a new three-tiered pricing system for individual songs. A reporter discusses the implications of the changes for the music…
By PBS NewsHour
Media conglomerate Viacom Inc. sued video-sharing Web site YouTube for more than $1 billion Tuesday for copyright infringement.
Google announced this week that it will pay $1.65 billion in stock for the popular video repository and search engine YouTube. Technology and financial analysts discuss the implications of the ground-breaking deal for the future of the Internet.
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