Lawyers in YouTube lawsuit reach privacy deal

15 Lug Lawyers in YouTube lawsuit reach privacy deal

Eric Auchard

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Defendants and plaintiffs in two related copyright infringement lawsuits against YouTube have reached a deal to protect the privacy of millions of YouTube watchers during evidence discovery, a spokesman for Google Inc said on Monday.

Earlier in July, a New York federal judge ordered Google to turn over YouTube user data to Viacom Inc and other plaintiffs to help them to prepare a confidential study of what they argue are vast piracy violations on the video-sharing site. Leggi tutto