In what may be a hilariously karmic turn of events, one of the more popular tube sites Redtube.com has cried foul over twenty identified "John Doe's" who hacked their way into the site's admin and redirected links into their own site. The Hong Kong-based company is seeking damages worth $6 million.
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You probably know how a lot of adult webmasters have been bellyaching about how tube sites are the bane of internet porn. Now, it appears that one company decided to join them when they can't beat them. But in a more responsible and business savvy way.
Don't you wave that Safe Harbor crap at me!, screams Universal Music Group as it sued popular tube site Veoh.com with copyright ownership infringement. The music conglomerate seeks liabilities from the site after it was reportedly showing pirated UMG produced music videos. But the court decided otherwise.
Kevin Cammarata, founder of Teenrevenue, has filed is suing RedTube. Cammarata says that RedTube has been streaming clips without permission that caused him to lose customers and revenue. An interesting twist to this is that Cammarata is also going after RedTube’s hosting company Choopa and the tub sites advertisers, like Bangbros.com, Fling.com and FriendFinder.com.
Affiliate program Adult Profit released a series of new promotional videos for webmasters to promote on Tube sites. These are professional commercial flash videos that tap into the interest of viewers while providing a clear path to more content. AP has done significant testing of this new product and reports conversions have been impressive.
Experts predict that consumer online demand will start to exceed supply. This is caused by more people working online and bandwidth-hog websites such as YouTube and Hulu. While the net will live on, experts foresee “brownouts”, temporary freezing and speed reductions, beginning to emerge next year.
Many adult content providers and mainstream media producers are up in arms against tube sites for what they claim is an illegal business practice that unfairly abuses international copyright laws.
Technologists from McAfee warn that porn videos posted to YouTube are at a high risk for containing viruses that can infect user's computers when opened. Specifically, they have identified a scheme where users are redirected to secondary pages with prompts to download codecs to access video content, but instead alter browser preferences and install a Trojan that tracks internet activity.