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Google to block pirated videos by September


Google to block pirated videos by September

YouTube will launch a system in September designed to prevent pirated material from going up on the site, a Google lawyer said in court on Friday.

Google, which acquired YouTube in October, plans to generate a library of video fingerprints that would be used by a computer system to screen clips being uploaded to YouTube, said Phil Beck, one of the attorneys representing Google and YouTube.

Beck added that the screening process would take only a few minutes to determine whether a clip being uploaded to the site is copyright material.

Viacom accused Google and YouTube of copyright infringement in a suit filed earlier this year. The companies were in court for a scheduling hearing. Google did not respond to interview requests.

Google, YouTube, Video, Online video, Internet video, Piracy, Pirated Video, Copyright, Google News

Source:? C|net

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