News Bits: Veoh Wins DMCA Case

28 Aug

This is good news for all of us.

Good news for video sites that rely on user-submitted video — Veoh Networks Inc. was found not guilty of copyright infringement for content uploaded by its users.

The decision from U.S. District Court judge Howard Lloyd ruled against adult entertainment company IO Group, which had charged Veoh with copyright infringement after video clips from several of its movies appeared on the Veoh site. The key finding in the decision, according to TechCrunch, is Lloyd’s ruling that transcoding isn’t a crime.

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