GameBlast.com : Former #Viacom domain has been sold for $5k

Media giant Viacom dropped the ball on GameBlast.com, and the domain dropped twenty years after its registration in 2000. Its ensuing auction on DropCatch ended today, with the winning bid of $5,050 dollars being cast by DropCatch user “global.” Game-related domains are hot these days, with the online gaming industry commanding more than $150 billion […]

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Court decides: YouTube smashes Viacom in the gonads

Back in March we analyzed how Viacom’s lawsuit against video content giant YouTube was bound to fail. Sure enough, the court has adjourned and the decision is pro-YouTube: the Google company “… is protected by the safe harbor of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) against claims of copyright infringement…” What this means: YouTube cannot […]

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Viacom: We’re unable to use YouTube so we’re suing them!

Imagine being sued due to the incompetence of the plaintiff to do their job properly. That’s exactly what is happening with a new lawsuit coming against YouTube from broadcast giant Viacom. YouTube is seeking protection under the provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that ensures safe harbor against lawsuits for content created by […]

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