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2008-05-27 09:57:31

Google Inc's lawyers responded to a recent lawsuit on Friday, which claims that its video-sharing site YouTube has opened the door to "an explosion of copyright infringement" via the Web.The $1 billion lawsuit is the latest in a series of court battles between Viacom Inc. and YouTube's owners. In papers filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Google's lawyers wrote that the recent copyright infringement suit "threatens the way hundreds of millions of people legitimately exchange...

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2008-02-25 10:45:00

The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority has forbidden public access to YouTube, while citing offensive anti-Islamic videos posted by users. While the PTA did not divulge any specific information about the offensive videos, the country's 70 internet providers were told that public access to the video-sharing Web site would be blocked until further notice.An unnamed PTA official said that the organization was also behind the censoring of objectionable drawings printed in European newspapers...

2006-07-16 18:11:29

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - YouTube, the leader in Internet video search, said on Sunday viewers have are now watching more than 100 million videos per day on its site, marking the surge in demand for its "snack-sized" video fare. Since springing from out of nowhere late last year, YouTube has come to hold the leading position in online video with 29 percent of the U.S. multimedia entertainment market, according to the latest weekly data from Web measurement site Hitwise. YouTube videos...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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