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Mark Cuban Rants About Yahoo/Facebook Case

Mark Cuban Rants About Yahoo/Facebook Case

By Chris Gabbard March 15, 2012

In perhaps one of the greatest examples of a need for a sarcasm font, Mark Cuban rants in his blog about the ridiculousness of the U.S. Patent system. To put it mildly, Cuban is fed up. He rails a system …

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This Doesn’t Mean Mark Cuban is Right

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Viacom Sues Google, YouTube
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Since negotiations fell apart between YouTube and Viacom, analysts have been speculating about whether or not the media conglomerate would take legal action against the popular video-sharing site. Specifically in light of the fact that Viacom video clips continue to appear in YouTube’s library on a regular basis.

Google To Improve YouTube Copyright Protection

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Nearly six months later, however, YouTube’s sparkle is beginning to fade amid the copyright complaints that are plaguing Google’s legal department.

Sit, Google! Sit!
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As Google grows and evolves, so does public perception of it. For those of us outside the Googleplex, Google has represented a broad spectrum of things. For a lot of people they’ve made the transition from fun-filled upstart to Evil Empire. We have always known Google for producing fast results, and their speedy evolution is no exception. They’ve run the gamut in less than a decade.

Advertising With Mark Cuban

Steve Rubel over at Micropersuasion has a brief interview he did with Megaphone Mark Cuban, billionaire media mogul and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, in which the two talked about things like the “Long Tail” of the Web (and Mark’s own coinage – the “vert ramp” – and how it affects new media. As is his wont, Mark shot from the hip about what the future holds and where advertisers should be putting their money, saying:

HDTV With Mark Cuban

Micro Persuasion: A Conversation with Mark Cuban:

Cuban: Google Still Crazy For YouTube Buy

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YouTube Buyer Would Be A “Moron”

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