Litigation, Google And Copyright

The NY Times has an extensive article today on Google and those who would challenge it in the courts. It offers a broad overview of the legal issues surrounding Google, including those coming with the YouTube acquisition, and the company's attitude toward litigation, which is typically to fight rather than settle.

In addition, Charles Cooper at CNET writes what can only be described as an angry column about Google and "Web 2.0," content and copyright infringement. The article is entitled, "Web 2.0 as a metaphor for 'rip off'.