[JURIST] Viacom and Google [corporate websites] on Tuesday settled a copyright infringement lawsuit originally filed [JURIST report] by Viacom in 2007. The media conglomerate Viacom is known for its television networks including Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, and VH1. In the original suit, Viacom sought $1 billion in damages as well as an injunction against Google's YouTube service for allowing clips to be posted on the website without authorization. The lawsuit drew widespread attention [Reuters report] because of the growing popularity...

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