Reuters reports on a nuvo-media catfight — and just look who the cat drags in:
Google Inc. took a swipe at media conglomerate Viacom Inc., which is suing the Internet search leader and its video sharing site YouTube for $1 billion over “massive copyright infringement.”
Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt, speaking with reporters at a hotel bar at the 25th annual Allen & Co. moguls meeting, said litigation was the foundation of the company that owns the MTV Networks, Paramount movies studio, and video game developer Harmonix.
“Viacom is a company built from lawsuits, look at their history,” Schmidt said on early Friday.
He makes that sound like a bad thing!