So it looks like I was right about this last year – Google wants to fight the battle for the video frontier. Google/YouTube has responded to Viacom’s 1B dollar lawsuit – they’re not interested in a settlement – they want a jury trial.

This should be interesting to watch because the future of copyright depends on it (as it applies to the web anyway). The outcome of this case has far reaching implications in what video and content providers will be able to get away with and what protections “fair use” will provide as the web matures.

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, it’s the case of …

DMCA vs. d*ck in a box

Google vs. Viacom