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Published: Thursday 31 July 2008

>> US District Court Judge Louis Stanton has ordered Google to give entertainment giant Viacom details of video-watching habits of visitors to its popular video-sharing website YouTube. For Viacom, the data is potential evidence for a billion-dollar copyright suit against Google.

>> Beware celebrities who encouraging the "exploitation" of animals by eating them. In its latest campaign, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which became infamous for dousing fur-wearers in red paint, has now launched an attack on singer Jessica Simpson. after she was spotted wearing a T-shirt bearing the slogan "Real Girls Eat Meat", a reference to her boyfriend Tony Romo's vegetarian ex-girlfriend, Carrie Underwood.

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