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Viacom Motion for Summary Judgment Unsealed in Federal Copyright Infringement Case Against YouTube and Google
NEW YORK, March 18, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) today announced the unsealing of its Motion for Partial Summary Judgment in its copyright infringement litigation against YouTube and Google, which had been filed March 5, 2010. The motion, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, provides the evidence and legal basis for Viacom's arguments that YouTube intentionally operated as a haven for massive copyright infringement.

Documents unsealed today in the Google and YouTube litigation can be found at: http://www.viacom.com/news/Pages/youtubelitigation.aspx

About Viacom

Viacom, consisting of BET Networks, MTV Networks and Paramount Pictures, is the world's leading entertainment content company. It engages audiences on television, motion picture and digital platforms through many of the world's best known entertainment brands, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., COMEDY CENTRAL, Spike TV, TV Land, BET, Rock Band, AddictingGames, Atom, Neopets, Shockwave and Paramount Pictures. Viacom's global reach includes approximately 170 channels and 430 digital media properties in more than 160 countries and territories.

For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com.

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