YouTube Sued Over News Video Upload; Site’s Balancing Act

Till now, there have been some C&Ds sent to YouTube on its entertainment related clips uploaded by users. The video sharing site has taken measures against it.
Now, an LA-based video news service has sued YouTube for allowing its users to upload copyrighted video footage, including the beating of trucker Reginald Denny during the 1992 riots. “The scope of the infringements is akin to a murky moving target, in that videos uploaded are not identified by copyright owner or registration number but rather by the uploader’s idiosyncratic choice of descriptive terms to describe the content of the video â