Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Court orders (relatively) quick unsealing of summary judgment papers in Viacom v. YouTube suit
Judge Louis Stanton has ruled that summary judgment briefs in the Viacom v. YouTube copyright suit must be unsealed within a few weeks of filing, rejecting a proposal by YouTube that would have kept all of the papers out of public view until at least mid-June. Peter Kafka of All Things Digital has the scoop, including the court's order. Here's some background on the unsealing issue.