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Viacom Sued for Colbert Takedown; NBC Takes Up with Fox

EFF IN THE NEWS
July 18, 2007

Despite its ability to offer unlimited space for an infinite amount of creative material, the Internet sure seems awfully crowded these days. With lawsuits, that is...

Viacom, the cable network's parent company, improperly asked YouTube to pull the spoof because the clips taken from the show were protected under federal copyright law's "fair use" provision, according to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society.

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