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Trial and Error

Google Video No Longer Taking User Submissions

January 15, 2009 2:55 PM

Can you count the ways Google is regretting its YouTube purchase now?

The site’s hard to make money on, music labels are pulling content, the court battle with Viacom rages on, and now Google is no longer accepting user submissions for Google Video.

OK, so Google has been steadily shuttering Google Video since its acquisition of YouTube more than two years ago. Still, this seems yet another example of collateral damage from the YouTube buy.


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This does not appear to be true -- I am uploading videos to our Google Video account for ideallivingtv.com today using the Google Uploader, the same as always.

Perhaps they are no longer accepting new uploaders?

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