Google Gobbles up domain

Google Gobbles up domain

Boise, Idaho – 24 November 2007 – Online media download tool has today been relaunched as, to reflect its reach beyond in allowing users to download streaming media files to their hard drive for easier, quick access.

Owned by media company MindImage LLC, is a multi-purpose conversion tool designed to allow its users to save and download media files from sites like and to enable them to compile playlists of their favourite videos for later access.

The brand realignment of is designed as a response to the impact of the latest Google agenda against sites with ‘YouTube’ contained within the URL, in order to prevent any loss of search engine visibility for the service.

Having already hijacked the URL, has been launched to avoid Google’s ongoing rampage through sites with ‘YouTube’ based URLs, which is likelyto lead to a major upheavel amongst webmasters online.

Speaking today on the brand realignment, NAME of MindImage LLC said the move was both indicative of the growth of the service in recent times, to encompass a wider variety of media sources whilst also carrying the dual benefit of getting round the ‘YouTube’ effect.

“Google has been conducting a harsh penalisation process of websites that contain ‘YouTube’ within their name, as part of their ongoing crackdown on the independence of the Internet. Having already stolen our domain, there’s no telling where else they’ll strike next. Nevertheless we will continue to provide a quality service to our users without compromising what we do. is now, and our users can now look forward to access to files from any media site – not just from YouTube”. allows users to download and save video files from a variety of media websites in order to save favourites for repeat viewing.

about: is an online video download application, allowing users to collate and save streaming video clips from and a range of other media sites into one manageable playlist. rounds the problem of storing favourite videos by enabling its users to convert media files into a server-friendly format.