Did Google buy the network of networks?

NBC Universal just launched their own version of YouTube today.

They forgot to turn on the user-submissions part (lawyers, probably) and there are certainly some glitches, but there’s a lot of content here as well.

The billion (point six) dollar question is this: are there going to be 1,000 YouTubes or just one?

It’s not a price war, because they’re all free. It’s not a carriage war, because anyone can use any of them.

If you’re not an investor, the real question is this: how do you create ideas that spread on all of them?