Feedburner Acquisition – An Open Letter to Google and Feedburner

Since the rumors are pretty much confirmed that Google has bought Feedburner for $100 million in an all cash deal, it begs the question of how well Feedburner will integrate into the Google culture and treat Feedburner’s loyal customer base. With their track record, it is not just will they be a evil, but will they be a good partner?

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YouTube Sued For Copyright Infringement

A Los Angeles video news service sued YouTube Inc. on Friday in federal court for allowing its users to upload copyrighted video footage onto the popular Web site.

It turns out that the videographer that filmed the OJ chase and the of the beating of trucker Reginald Denny during the LA riots in 1992, is suing YouTube because his video is popular.

This follows YouTube being sued by the RIAA because it included videos WITH SOUND of kids dancing to music. And gosh – none of the 14 year olds paid royalties to dance with the music… go figure!

(BTW this is done with the automated DIGG posting system. I figured I’d give it a try…)

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