Viacom sued YouTube in a federal NY court for "massive intentional" copyright infringement of its entertainment properties, a bold legal move following a Feb request that YouTube remove Viacom clips from its site. Nearly 160K unauthorized clips have been viewed at Youtube.com more than 1.5bln times, according to Viacom.

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DirecTV, DISH Merger Still Possible

AT&T found a way to offload a stake in its US video business, but this likely isn’t the end of the road for DirecTV. A combo with DISH is still possible.

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