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at 15:46:38 on Thu, 23 Aug 2007, Tim Turner <[log in to unmask]> 
writes
>Does YouTube have any base in the EU, or is it a totally US-based 
>website?

YouTube is owned by Google, who have offices in the UK (and several 
other European countries). The point about offshore hosting is, however, 
well made. Would Ms Linqvist have escaped if her site had been hosted in 
the USA? Perhaps the person doing the DPA infringing is the one who 
uploaded the material (from the UK) and we'd have to look and see 
whether or not YouTube's view was that they should take down material 
which was visible in the UK and breaking the law in the UK.
-- 
Roland Perry

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