I’m no IP or libel lawyer, but I play one on my blog.
Greg Sterling has a post that pulls key quotes from a WSJ on the Viacom vs. Google/YouTube lawsuit.
This suit is important to all of us because it cuts to key parts of the DMCA. The DMCA gives us web publishers a good deal of protection related to UGC, especially related to copyright infringement and libel.
If Google loses, we’re all in trouble.
Now, about Viacom being run by idiots …