In Viacom v. YouTube , the parties are making partial summary judgment motions on the applicability of the DMCA to YouTube.
The Court has initially permitted the parties to file their documents under seal.
[Ed. note. I find it disturbing that the papers are permitted to be filed under seal. Whatever happened to "courts of record"? There is too much of this going on, and it always seems to be in RIAA/MPAA cases. It used to be virtually impossible to get things filed under seal; now it seems to be a routine matter. Now that we finally have the technology to know and share what is really going on in our courts, the parties and/or the courts seem bound and determined to take that away from us. I sincerely hope that the media who have money for such things protest. -R.B.]
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