Google Stung by Porn Ruling

In a decision that could have broad implications for the use of copyright material on the Internet, a federal judge said Tuesday that Google's display of thumbnail images from the Perfect 10 porn site "likely" amounts to copyright infringement.

U.S. District Court Judge A. Howard Matz, sitting in Los Angeles, indicated he plans to issue a preliminary injunction against Google image search service on March 8. He gave the two companies until then to work out terms of the order. RED HERRING | Google Stung by Porn Ruling

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