Great Lakes Google
Google told GLERL to avoid any links that might have a copyright complication, so you won't hear Gordon Lightfoot singing The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. But, Schwab says, they were told that most of Google-owned YouTube was "fair game."
And how did the GLERL team find the YouTube clips it needed? "Well," says Schwab, with the tone of someone stating the obvious, "we just Googled."
[Originally published in June, 2009.]