10/20/2006

YouTube erases 29,549 clips on Japan media demand

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 9:38 am

Google Inc.’s YouTube.com removed 29,549 video files from its popular Web site after receiving a demand from a group of Japanese media companies over copyright infringement, an industry group said on Friday.

The television, music and movie clips had been posted without the permission of copyright holders, the Tokyo-based Japan Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers said in a statement.

Source: Reuters

 

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