But Viacom can play a bit of hardball now that it has a wild card of sorts. And, that card is Joost, which Viacom took a financial interest in last month. Joost was started by the two founders of Skype and KaZaA.
I get it now. Viacom's shot across YouTube's bow has a direct correlation to the stake they bought in Joost. Bambi's Blog over on the MarketWatch blog system explains in a little more detail.