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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 3:41 pm 
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Hang onto your hats chaps.. from the BBC:-
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Google must divulge the viewing habits of every user who has ever watched any video on YouTube, a US court has ruled.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7488009.stm
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The US court declined Viacom's request that Google be forced to hand over the source code of YouTube, saying it was a "trade secret" that should not be disclosed.

heh! show me the money! let the games commence!

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 4:07 pm 
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Could viacom be subject to some kind of class-action for the viewing massive amounts personal info?


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:17 pm 
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I dunno about class actions, the UK is not as libelous as the USA. However Viacom say they want to assess the viewing habits of watchers, (sure, sure). Do peple watch as many "legal" videos and "non-legal" videos"?

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