A Tough Week For YouTube

A Tough Week For YouTubeYouTube will be hiring more lawyers and policy wonks, we suspect, following a week of complaints and legal challenges to the content that is stored on their servers and show to people around the world.

Yesterday the House of Commons’ Culture, Media and Sport Committee published a report (PDF) with included “Risks from the Internet, particularly social networking sites and sites hosting user-generated content.” Most of the media used this to focus on YouTube and how evil it is.

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House Of Lords YouTube Channel Launches

House Of Lords YouTube Channel LaunchesThe UK House of Lords, is to launch it’s own YouTube channel.

Previously seen by some as a stuffy, rather stiff institution, it seems like the House of Lords , or The Lords as it’s normally abbreviated to, is trying to update it’s image and become more accessible to the people. All good stuff that should be supported.

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PM Gordon Brown Launches YouTube ‘Ask The PM’ sessions

PM Gordon Brown Launches YouTube 'Ask The PM' sessionsGordon Brown. perhaps the least dynamic PM since John “yawn” Major, is looking to get down with the Web 2.0 Krew and get all interactive on our PCs.

In an attempt to attract younger voters, the PM is launching an online version of prime minister’s questions, promising to respond to video clip questions sent in via the Downing Street YouTube website.

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