News: YouTube opened up 9 new foreign sites for Brazil, Japan, the U.K., France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and Spain. The sites will be tailored for each country, in the relevant language (but, I believe, draw from the same database of videos). “Over half the traffic we get is from outside the U.S.,” Steve Chen said at a Google press conference in Paris. “With the acquisition by Google, suddenly we have the resources to help us, the local offices to help us. By changing the site we hope to be reaching a new market.” (more)
Here they are: Brazil (http://www.youtube.com.br), Britain (http://youtube.co.uk), France (youtube.fr), Ireland (youtube.ie), Italy (http://it.youtube.com), Japan (youtube.jp), the Netherlands (youtube.nl), Poland (youtube.pl) and Spain (youtube.es).