MoveOn.org Civic Action et al v. Viacom International Inc. Featured Case

MoveOn.org and Brave New Films sued Viacom for asking YouTube to remove a video containing some Viacom content. Viacom stated they had not asked YouTube to remove that particular clip, and that after reviewing the clip, that Viacom had no objection of MoveOn using the Viacom material in the clip.

EFF Case Page has additional documents and correspondence on the case.

Here is a the complaint (from the Electronic Frontier Foundation), as it has not accessible on the Court\'s electronic filing system.

Stanford Fair Use Project\'s blog posts on the case. And here is the video, which is now back on YouTube.

Plaintiff: MoveOn.org Civic Action and Brave New Films, LLC
Defendant: Viacom International Inc.
Case Number: 3:2007cv01657
Filed: March 21, 2007
Court: California Northern District Court
Office: San Francisco Office
County: Alameda
Presiding Judge: Maria-Elena James
Nature of Suit: Copyright
Cause of Action: 17:101 Copyright Infringement
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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Date Filed#Document Text
April 23, 2007 4
NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by MoveOn.org Civic Action, Brave New Films, LLC (McSherry, Corynne) (Filed on 4/23/2007)

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Plaintiff: MoveOn.org Civic Action
Represented By: Corynne McSherry
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Plaintiff: Brave New Films, LLC
Represented By: Anthony T. Falzone
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