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NBC, News Corp. Plan YouTube Clone

Ah, poor Google. First Viacom files suit against YouTube, alleging a billion dollars worth of copyright infringement. Now two more massive media conglomerates are joining up to open a second battle front, this time in the market instead of the courts. NBC and News Corp. issued a joint press release this morning, saying they were planning on creating a new online video-distribution network, which they say will debut this summer with “thousands of hours of full-length programming, movies and clips.”The new entity — a company yet to be formed — will distribute its content on AOL, MSN, MySpace and Yahoo, the new partners say. They were quick to claim that those sites’ users represent 96% of monthly U.S. Internet visitors (take that, YouTube!). Each partner will be able to display video in a customized embedded player.

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March 23, 2007 - Posted by | video, youtube

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