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YouTube says it's now really close to trialling the video fingerprinting technology it has reckons will put an end to its status as a copyright renegade, which won it a $1bn lawsuit from Viacom. The long-delayed system, built by Google engineers, was plugged again on Monday by YouTube marketing wonks, who told reporters it'll …


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  1. Matt

    Anyone remember napster

    the slow demise of a really rather handy service. I only use youtube to watch music videos of people you'd never see on western TV. Much like I use bittorrent to get hold of shows that wont be out for years (if ever) and if they do come out will be charged at £20 a dvd with only 90 minutes of entertainment per DVD and upto 9 DVDs a series.There are far better things to spend £180 on. Now if there was a TV channel showing what i liked for £20 a month I'd pay it (as long as it wasn't dubbed and it was only a few months behind the origonal releases. This however will never happen.)

    You can see youtube going the same way as napster, but there is always a new place to get stuff that isn't worth any money (except in the deluded world of executives and lawyers) the world post-napster just lead to a greater spread of places for us to get stuff from.

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