YouTube’s Anti-Piracy Tools May Not Help

February 22, 2007 by Douglas A. McIntyre

Google (GOOG) management says that getting anti-piracy software into the hands of content owners.

But, this only solves part of the issues facing the YouTube video site. Content companies like Viacom (VIA) and CBS (CBS) have not been able to come to business terms with Google for how they will make money from their content. Until there is progress there, YouTube may take the property of the big media companies off of its site, but the challenge of how it can become a revenue creating business for Google remains.

Douglas A. McIntyre