Viacom: Thanks, But We’re Still Suing

Mediapost: NOW THAT GOOGLE HAS UNVEILED technology to prevent the illicit access of copyrighted video on YouTube, what impact will it have on the Viacom copyright infringement lawsuit? 'None at all,' Viacom said this week. "It doesn't have any impact," said Viacom spokesman Jeremy Zweig. "Or at least it's…

Mediapost:

NOW THAT GOOGLE HAS UNVEILED technology to prevent the illicit access of copyrighted video on YouTube, what impact will it have on the Viacom copyright infringement lawsuit? ‘None at all,’ Viacom said this week.

“It doesn’t have any impact,” said Viacom spokesman Jeremy Zweig. “Or at least it’s very premature to try and figure out the impact it could have on the litigation.”

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