SPOTLIGHT: YouTube gets an earful

YouTube just can't catch a break. The BBC reported this week that authorities there are calling on the video-sharing site to ban child-fighting videos. Unrelated reports (from coverage of the $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit brought about by Viacom) say YouTube will get its filter on by this fall. Meanwhile, stateside, Republican presidential candidates declined their invitations to the Sept. 17 CNN-sponsored YouTube debate. Article

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