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May 17, 2007 | Alex Pham, Times Staff Writer
A federal appeals court Wednesday cleared Google Inc. to resume posting tiny versions of nude photos by a Beverly Hills-based adult publisher. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals undid a preliminary injunction, issued last year by a Los Angeles District Court, that had kept the Web search giant from displaying thumbnail-size photographs of images owned by Perfect 10 Inc. that other sites had improperly posted.
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July 4, 2007 | Dawn C. Chmielewski, Times Staff Writer
Credit card companies that process payments for Internet pirates aren't liable for copyright infringement, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco decided that a San Jose judge was right in dismissing a lawsuit brought by a Beverly Hills-based publisher against Visa International, MasterCard Inc. and other financial companies. The 2-1 decision found that Perfect 10 Inc.
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February 22, 2006 | Chris Gaither and Dawn C. Chmielewski, Times Staff Writers
Search giant Google Inc. lost a court fight Tuesday in a copyright case that highlights the challenge of building a business on the frontier of technology and the law. U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz in Los Angeles ruled that Google was likely to lose at least part of a copyright infringement case filed by a publisher of adult magazines and websites. Perfect 10 Inc. alleged that Google users could find for free its pictures of nude women, for which it normally charges.
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May 17, 2007 | Alex Pham, Times Staff Writer
A federal appeals court Wednesday cleared Google Inc. to resume posting tiny versions of nude photos by a Beverly Hills-based adult publisher. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals undid a preliminary injunction, issued last year by a Los Angeles District Court, that had kept the Web search giant from displaying thumbnail-size photographs of images owned by Perfect 10 Inc. that other sites had improperly posted.
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July 4, 2007 | Dawn C. Chmielewski, Times Staff Writer
Credit card companies that process payments for Internet pirates aren't liable for copyright infringement, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco decided that a San Jose judge was right in dismissing a lawsuit brought by a Beverly Hills-based publisher against Visa International, MasterCard Inc. and other financial companies. The 2-1 decision found that Perfect 10 Inc.
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December 4, 2007 | Dawn C. Chmielewski, Times Staff Writer
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday reaffirmed its earlier support for the socially redeeming value of searching the Internet for nudie pictures. The San Francisco court, in reviewing a case it initially considered in May, reiterated its finding that Google could display tiny versions of photographs by Perfect 10 Inc., a Beverly Hills-based adult publisher, in search results, even when those images were copyrighted.
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November 20, 2004 | Chris Gaither, Times Staff Writer
A Beverly Hills pornography publisher sued Google Inc. for copyright infringement Friday, accusing the Internet titan of failing to adequately remove from its search results thousands of photos posted online without permission. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, Perfect 10 Inc. alleged that Web surfers could find its copyrighted pictures of nude women for free by performing Google searches. The company said it had sent 27 formal requests to Mountain View, Calif.
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April 10, 2006 | Dawn C. Chmielewski, Times Staff Writer
In an online world awash with amateur videos of pratfalls and stupid pet tricks, who could help but notice Natalie Portman's gangsta rap on YouTube? The Harvard-educated star pulls a hoodie over her pixie haircut and busts into a bleep-filled rhyme about a day in her life, delivered Snoop Dogg-style. The skit -- which uses Portman's clean-cut image as its comedic foil -- is the edgy, irresistible stuff that exemplifies the Internet's emergence as an entertainment medium.
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February 22, 2006 | Chris Gaither and Dawn C. Chmielewski, Times Staff Writers
Search giant Google Inc. lost a court fight Tuesday in a copyright case that highlights the challenge of building a business on the frontier of technology and the law. U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz in Los Angeles ruled that Google was likely to lose at least part of a copyright infringement case filed by a publisher of adult magazines and websites. Perfect 10 Inc. alleged that Google users could find for free its pictures of nude women, for which it normally charges.
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