Google Says DMCA Protects It in Viacom Copyright Suit

A lawsuit filed against Google by Viacom, the New York entertainment giant, threatens the way hundreds of millions of people exchange information on the Internet, Google asserted in legal documents filed this evening. In an 11-page response to Viacom, Google said Viacom's suit "challenges the careful balance established by Congress when it enacted the Digital Millennium Copyright Act."

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