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We still don't think that the color commentator, Lamar Thomas, deserved to get fired for describing the crazed feeling of his former teammates in the brawl in "The OB" - immortalized on YT. Sports Illustrated thinks differently. - SI

They invented the easiest way to upload and share copywritten materials, then they handed over the name and info of one of its users to the Feds justlikethat. Then the studio sued the YouTuber. Has YouTube gone to the Dark Side? - computerworld

Who won in the YouTube / Google purchase? Google's lawyers - Sydney Morning Herald

Watch Donovan McNabb puke his Chunky soup - AOL sports blog

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Woman writes a column in London's Daily Mail about her popularity on YouTube, embeds the video in the column, and then takes down the video. Brilliant! - Daily Mail

Proof that you don't need to have a good video on YouTube for it to be popular - #2 on YouTube