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Daily Data Dive: Zillow Loses $8.3M In Copyright Lawsuit

In a Seattle U.S. District Court this past Thursday, Zillow received some bad news.

The online real estate giant lost an $8.3 million copyright lawsuit to VHT Inc. due to its home design website Dig’s infringement.

Here are the numbers:

$8.3 million | Total amount Zillow lost to VHT Inc.

$79,875 | Amount paid out in actual damages

$8.24 million | Amount paid out in statutory damages

28,125 | Number of photos VHT Inc. claims Zillow infringed copyright

$846.6 million | Total revenue from 2016 year

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