Factbox – Major copyright infringement cases

AUCKLAND (Reuters) – Kim Dotcom, founder of online file-sharing site Megaupload, who is accused of online piracy, plans to launch on January 20 a new online file storage system. Here are some major copyright infringement cases: Sony Corp. of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc. (1984) Universal City Studios unsuccessfully sued Sony Corp in a U.S. court for copyright infringement over Sony’s video cassette recorders. The studio alleged that because consumers used recorders manufactured by Sony to record material copyrighted by Universal, Sony was liable for the copyright infringement. …

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