May 062010
 
 May 6, 2010  Posted by  Court, Online

Dan Nystedt reports:

Google is suing a blues music label to seek a declaration that it has not facilitated the illegal distribution of copyrighted songs by providing links in search results.

Google filed the suit against Blues Destiny Records (BDR) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to seek a judgement in a case dropped by BDR in late March.

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The new Google suit in California seeks an answer to the Florida case. The Internet search giant is asking Judge Joseph Spero for a declaratory judgement that Google has not contributed to the infringement of BDR’s copyrights and is entitled to the protection of DMCA safe harbor clauses. The suit also asks that BDR pay all costs related to the case.

Read more in PC World.

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