Actress asks for emergency ruling against Google over “Innocence of Muslims” video

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(Update: The 9th Circuit has given Google 72 hours to respond to the contempt of court motion)

The actress who won a controversial copyright decision against Google(s goog) last month has now filed for a contempt of court order, claiming the company is failing to scrub an anti-Islam video from YouTube and other sites.

In an emergency motion filed Tuesday in Los Angeles, actress Cindy Garcia also asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to order Google to post a bond of around $128 million, and claimed Google should “hire an intern to search for Innocence of Muslims” in order to root out the video from its platform.

Garcia’s request come weeks after a well-known judge stunned Hollywood and the legal community by ruling that Garcia had a copyright in her brief performance, which occurred in an obscure 14-minute film that touched off riots in the Middle East when it appeared on YouTube in 2012.

Garcia, who claims the film…

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