walkman - 2:07 pm on Jul 19, 2006 (gmt 0) [news.com.com...]
And so it begins: "YouTube sued over copyright infringement"
"Those in the video-sharing sector have for months expected someone to challenge YouTube in court. The San Mateo, Calif.-based company lets users post videos to its site without prescreening them, and a staggering amount of copyright video exists on the site. YouTube prohibits the uploading of such material but has also benefited in the past when someone has posted a professionally made clip that catches fire with the public."