Daily Archives: 20 July 2007

Has Google made a misake in buying YouTube?

Time magazine called it the invention of 2006. But when Google bought YouTube, the online video sharing site, for $1.65 billion last year, Bob Tur says he was dumbfounded. “Why would Google get into bed with thieves? They’ve built a huge audience on the backs of copyright holders.” Reason: Tur, a content provider, had already…