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All youtube log data must be handed over to court.

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 13:41:35 +0200
To: public-pling@w3.org
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http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2008/07/judge-orders-yo.html

>Google will have to turn over every record of every video watched by
>YouTube users, including users' names and IP addresses, to Viacom,
>which is suing Google for allowing clips of its copyright videos to
>appear on YouTube, a judge ruled Wednesday.

This case makes for a staggering illustration of the limits of data
governance: Youtube can promise privacy as much as it wants -- this
court and the plaintiff now have the keys to engage in massive data
correlation efforts -- as has anybody else who might be able to get
their hands on the data (once handed over).

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Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>  +33-4-89063488
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