YouTube to disclose user information

Dismissing privacy concerns, a federal judge overseeing a $1 billion copyright-infringement lawsuit against YouTube has ordered the popular online video-sharing service to disclose who watches which video clips and when/

The database includes information on when each video gets played, which can be used to determine how often a clip is viewed. Attached to each entry is each viewer’s unique login ID and the Internet Protocol, or IP, address for that viewer’s computer

Lawyers for Google Inc., which owns YouTube, said producing 12 terabytes of data _ equivalent to the text of roughly 12 million books _ would be expensive, time-consuming and a threat to users’ privacy.

Will Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert save us ? The court has yet to rule on Google’s requests to question comedians.

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    • September 20th, 2008

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