This story has everything: big bucks, big user numbers, big promise, big risk, big buzz, big deal. There's even one video satirizing another prominent YouTube blogger and asking about users' opinions of the Google deal for YouTube.
Those intrepid mavens at Google clearly think, or hope, they can deal with one realm of uncertainty: What about copyrighted material?
Today, the forty most popular YouTube videos included the usual mix of home videos, cartoons, personal vlogs and copyrighted videos from major TV networks. Eight of them were soccer ("football" in the real world) clips, including two from my … Read more