quote: the argument that Viacom is making is ridiculous. People will not stop watching TV because they can watch it on YouTube.[...] As long as their logo is visible on the screen, I do not see what they are complaining about.
quote: these clips had been viewed more than 1.5 billion times.” Viacom would have greatly preferred these page views to have come from its own online video sharing website iFilm, so that it would have been able to receive advertising revenue.
quote: theyd have to prove that viacom lost those views, in my opinion, to have any argument at all.
quote: The anti-piracy system to be in place by the end of 2006 was a part of a deal which allowed Google to distribute Warner music videos, artist interviews and other music-related content.