Google, Viacom settle YouTube copyright suit

Google and Viacom announced a settlement today in a long-running lawsuit claiming the Internet giant`s YouTube video-sharing site promoted copyright infringement.

Viacom, You Tube air dirty laundry in legal battle

Viacom Inc. and Google Inc.`s YouTube site began airing each other`s dirty laundry Thursday, providing a tantalizing peek at the wheeling and dealing that triggered a bitter battle over the copyright laws governing the Internet.