Google has removed the copyrighted material (The Matrix Revolutions and some television programs) from their video database after it was discovered last week. However, it took me just a couple of minutes this afternoon to find a more examples of copyrighted content that's accessible and viewable via the Google Video database.
Here are a few examples of what I found:
+ The Beatles on Ed Sullivan Performing "She Loves You"
Uploaded to Google Video on May 6, 2005.
Peter Chane, senior product manager for Google Video, told Danny last week that Google conducts a "very superficial review" of video that people upload to the service. He said they're primarily looking for porn and copyright violations and would remove violations they don't catch if reported.
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