I wouldn’t mind the “make the world searchable” thing if it weren’t for the part where Google accomplishes this laudable goal by owning everything in the world first. As thousands of YouTube contributors have already pointed out grumpily, somebody should be paying them part of that $1.6 billion. Really, somebody should.
Read GooTube is Dead from Alternet and previously from WNM Google, profiteer of the blogosphere, Viral video’s big flaw – profitability (or is it?) and Your content, whose profit?