It was that embedding an infringing video wasn't copyright infringement for purposes of the DMCA's "repeat infringer" rule.
In the MPAA's view, then, anyone who serves a website with an embedded link to infringing content "displays" that content to users, directly infringing copyright in the process.
A porn company called Flava Works discovered numerous myVidster pages with embedded Flava videos.
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Two briefs—one by Google and Facebook, the other by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Public Knowledge—attacked the decision as contrary to past precedents and potentially disruptive to the Internet economy.
It argues that "the safe harbors only apply to 'innocent' service providers.
Description: A federal judge took that position last July, prompting a chorus of criticism.