Shades of intellectual property problems -- Why you don't post your ideas on YouTube

If you check out this demo of a prize winning video game

http://www.kloonigames.com/crayon/

I think you will agree it is a pretty cool idea. According to an item in the Chronicle of Higher Education, the creator now wishes he hadn't posted a video of it on YouTube. It seems there are already copycat games coming out that steal his thunder:

http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/article/2763/carnegie-mellon-student-learns-a-pitfall-of-youtube?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

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