YouTube: Not A Good Start, BB Reports

From BB today: YouTube gave user data to Paramount lawyers The video-sharing site recently purchased by Google for $1.65B in stock has been keeping tabs on users' personal data, and sharing some of that identifying info without users' awareness. Responding to a subpoena served in May by Viacom subsidiary…

From BB today:

YouTube gave user data to Paramount lawyers

The video-sharing site recently purchased by Google for $1.65B in stock has been keeping tabs on users’ personal data, and sharing some of that identifying info without users’ awareness. Responding to a subpoena served in May by Viacom subsidiary Paramount Pictures, YouTube handed over data on at least one user to the movie studio’s lawyers.

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