Google, Mediaset sign deal to end 8 years of litigation

Wednesday 21 October 2015 | 15:47 CET | News
Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has reached a deal with Google to bring to an end nearly eight years of legal disputes and open up the possibility of a future strategic partnership. The deal includes a joint strategy to ensure that copyright is fully protected, said the companies, adding that the digital presence of Mediaset's content on YouTube in both Italy and Spain would be increased as a result. Mediaset and Google decided to bury the hatchet following a Spanish court ruling in favour of Google's YouTube service in a copyright infringement claim brought by the TV channel

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Google / Mediaset / Telecinco / YouTube
Countries: Italy / Spain
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