Why is YouTube hoarding data?

11 Lug Why is YouTube hoarding data?

A copyright suit raises serious privacy issues over the user data collected by YouTube.

Viacom’s billion-dollar lawsuit against Google’s YouTube has enormous implications for the flow of information online. At stake is the degree to which websites will have to monitor and restrict the material that users post for others to peruse — a community approach to content that’s at the heart of social media sites such as YouTube, MySpace and Facebook. But last week, a pretrial ruling in the case caused a furor for reasons that had nothing to do with copyrights. Leggi tutto