YouTube + Google: Good For The Global Conversation

YouTube, Google’s newest bauble, “has at least partially succeeded in convincing established media companies that it can be a partner, and not a mortal enemy that must be destroyed. Along with the (Google) deal came a flurry of licensing announcements with the likes of CBS, Universal and Sony BMG. That doesn’t mean the GoogTube Goliath will be completely immune from a swarm of copyright lawyers descending upon it like a horde of locusts. But it suggests that this new beast will survive their onslaught.”