A coalition of Japanese companies has critiziced YouTube for not doing enough to prevent unauthorized use of their copyrighted materials. The Associated Press reports that
The group also expressed skepticism over an automatic video recognition and purging system being developed by YouTube parent Google Inc. (GOOG), questioning the reliability of the technology and saying it was taking too long.
"YouTube has to stop how it runs its site and get rid of the illegal clips. We want them to reset the service," composer Hideki Matsutake told a joint press conference in Tokyo Thursday. The coalition met with YouTube and Google executives earlier in the week, the second such meeting this year.