Google accused of YouTube ‘free ride’

Some of Europe’s leading telecoms groups are squaring up for a fight with Google over what they claim is the free ride enjoyed by the technology company’s YouTube video-sharing service.[GoldsteinReport wonders though… don’t consumers pay ISPs to download? And if so, shouldn’t ISPs just put up their prices?]Telefónica, France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom all said Google should start paying them for carrying bandwidth-hungry content such as YouTube video over their networks.To read this report in The Financial Times in full, see:
www.ft.com/cms/s/2/8f5d6128-4400-11df-9235-00144feab49a.html

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