U.K. Football Association Wins Some Claims Against Google

A U.S. judge dismissed some damages claims in a copyright infringement lawsuit against Google and its video-sharing Web site YouTube.com but left open the possibility that non-U.S. based rights owners could seek damages for live broadcasts, if they prevail. A group of sports and music copyright holders, led by the UK-based Football Association Premier League, had argued that foreign works were exempt from any registration requirements under the U.S. Copyright Act.

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