The site's owner, Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment, filed a lawsuit against You Tube in November 2006 after being regularly overloaded by people looking for You Tube.
Universal Tube has since changed the name of its website to In March 2010, You Tube began free streaming of certain content, including 60 cricket matches of the Indian Premier League.
Google bought the site in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion; The site allows users to upload, view, rate, share, add to favorites, report and comment on videos, subscribe to other users, and it makes use of Web M, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, and Adobe Flash Video technology to display a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media videos.
Available content includes video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
According to You Tube, this was the first worldwide free online broadcast of a major sporting event.
On March 31, 2010, the You Tube website launched a new design, with the aim of simplifying the interface and increasing the time users spend on the site.
The You Tube site had a page that allowed supported browsers to opt into the HTML5 trial.