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Around the Web: 7.3.08: Judge kills privacy for YouTube users, Firefox sets record, Carl Icahn might get Yahoo board seats

July 3, 2008 |  9:38 am

Viacom_2-- Viacom is going to be watching you. The judge in its copyright infringement case against Google protects YouTube code, but jettisons users, raising serious privacy issues. Google must turn over to Viacom records of every video each YouTube user has watched, including users' names and IP addresses. TechCrunch, Search Engine Land

-- The producer of "Heroes" sees the value in BitTorrent. TorrentFreak

-- Mozilla's Firefox browser sets a geeky world record. LinuxWorld

-- Twitter clones don't always sleep alone. VentureBeat

-- Ooh la la, Google Street View cruises the land of wine and cheese. Google Blogoscoped

-- The latest development: Yahoo might offer Carl Icahn two board seats. He might want four. AllThingsDigital

-- Must-see TV? Women are spending their Friday nights watching their favorite shows on ABC.com. Silicon Alley Insider

-- Need help kicking the smoking habit? It won't cost you to find out how much you are spending on that pack a day at this site. Download Squad

-- What is Facebook really worth? NYT

-- Bookmark this: Venture capitalist Bill Gurley is blogging again. A VC

-- Jessica Guynn

Photo: Mark Lennihan / Associated Press

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