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Billion-Dollar Battle Of The Behemoths

Publication Date: 
March 13, 2007
Source: 
CNBC
Author: 
Jim Goldman

In this article Anthony Falzone, Executive Director of Stanford Law School's Fair Use project at the Center for Internet and Society, and alumnus David Drummond were interviewed about Viacom's lawsuit against Google, which alleges copyright infringement. Anthony Falzone was quoted:

"There is an issue there. The fact of the matter is that YouTube and Google are making a whole lot of money, and especially from Google's point of view, when you become as rich as Google is, people start asking you to share," says Anthony Falzone, executive director Stanford Law School's Fair Use project at the Center for Internet and Society. "It's a little bit of a culture clash. The old media versus the new media and they have very different ideas of what the rules are and should be and I think that's why this has come to lagerheads."

"The genie is out of the bottle and consumers' expectations have shifted radically in terms of how they receive content, what they get to do with it and how they get to share with it," says Stanford's Falzone