Viacom "Built from Lawsuits," Google's CEO Says

Google Inc. took a swipe at media conglomerate Viacom Inc. which is suing for $1 billion over "massive copyright infringement" by its video sharing Web site YouTube. Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt, speaking with reporters at a hotel bar at the 25th annual Allen & Co. moguls meeting, said litigation was the foundation of the company that owns the MTV Networks, Paramount movies studio and video game developer Harmonix.

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