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After having his account suspended for what YouTube said was a history of repeated copyright violations, uber celebrity-blogger Perez Hilton has announced that he is pulling all of his videos from the site and will henceforth only be posting them to perezhilton.com. YouTube says that it is merely complying with the rules under the Digital…

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If you like satire and you don't mind staying up late, you're probably a fan of The Daily Show, that great showcase for the satirical jabs of Jon Stewart. If that's the case, you might have been overjoyed to hear that Comedy Central (which is part of MTV, which in turn is part of Viacom)…

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I had almost forgotten about the rumours from six months or so ago that media and entertainment giant Viacom had bought a stake in Tagworld, a MySpace-style social network that I tried a few times and quite liked, but which never really seemed to get much traction, despite being well-desgined. Now it appears the rumours…
Have to give some props to Henry "I used to be a famous Wall Street analyst" Blodget over at Internet Outsider for his post about YouTube and the recent stats from Vidmeter (PDF link here). Seems content from the almighty Viacom only accounted for about two per cent of YouTube's traffic -- and all of…

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So Viacom has slapped Google (or YouTube) with a $1-billion lawsuit for blatant copyright infringement on a massive scale, according to the entertainment conglomerate's claim. On a side note, have you ever noticed how people invariably get slapped with lawsuits? Not just hit -- slapped. And a big thick lawsuit would hurt, I bet. Especially…

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