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CBC sued for using U.S. YouTube video of storm: report

Media | 08/18/2015 7:37 pm EDT

CBC/Radio-Canada is being sued by a resident of Buffalo, N.Y., for allegedly using a video he posted on YouTube without his permission, according to a report from the Canadian Press. An article appearing online Thursday said the suit from Alfonzo Cutaia accused CBC of obtaining the video from Time Warner Inc.'s CNN, which is also named in the suit, and putting it on CBC's website with a CBC logo. Cutaia said CBC also uploaded the video to Yahoo Inc.'s Screen website, according to the report. CP said the video is of a severe snowstorm that hit Buffalo on Nov. 18 last year. It said...