Yahoo, Facebook, eBay Weigh in on YouTube Suit

Yahoo, Facebook and eBay filed a friends-of-the-court brief in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, where Viacom, parent company of MTV Networks and Paramount Pictures, filed a $1 billion copyright lawsuit against Google in March 2007. The three companies have urged District Judge Louis Stanton to dismiss Viacom's suit, arguing that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act protects Internet service providers from liability for copyright violations committed by users.