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TF1 sues YouTube for EUR 100 million

Friday 18 April 2008 | 09:59 CET | News
French broadcaster TF1 is suing video sharing portal YouTube for EUR 100 million over copyright infringement and failure to prevent content piracy, writes Les Echos. TF1 announced in December 2007 that it was planning to sue YouTube and its French counterpart, Dailymotion. Although litigation began against Dailymotion on 17 December, with a claim for EUR 39.7 million in damages, it took four months to move against YouTube. TF1 would not comment officially on the litigation against YouTube, but someone close to the matter told the newspaper that it took longer because the suit had to be

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Dailymotion / TF1 / YouTube
Countries: France / United States
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