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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] youtube-dl might be running non-free software from

From: Adonay Felipe Nogueira
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] youtube-dl might be running non-free software from
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:50:41 -0300
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Agree. + any GNU MediaGoblin is the best combination. ;)

Only thing left for is an answer to this:

"J.B. Nicholson" <address@hidden> writes:

> This is another reason to promote the use of the Internet Archive at
> imposes no DRM, no obfuscation, and
> no barriers to downloading copies of works. (unlike
> will distribute the exact file(s) you upload as well as
> its own site-made derivatives. YouTube always distributes resampled
> copies of audiovisual material. And I don't think YouTube has any
> facility to distribute anything but audiovisual works; no other kinds
> of documents are distributable (as far as I know), so
> offers a compelling advantage here as there's no limit to the kinds of
> data on can distribute with
> This is all great news for people using their own means (such as their
> own blog, forum/mailing list posts, etc.) to distribute copies of
> digital works.
> The vast majority of YouTube users aren't looking to make money from
> the site, they want a place to upload stuff to share with
> others. offers this. And for the minority who want to make
> money by distributing new videos, one can host the videos on their own
> site (perhaps with a GNU MediaGoblin instance on a domain of their
> choice hosted on one of a large number of hosters) and charge for
> early access to the new stuff, run ads there, or offer
> subscription-only access there. Nothing about hosting with
> prevents making money with one's uploads. Nobody needs
> membership to download from them, and anyone can host discussions
> anywhere they like (it doesn't have to be hosted at
> although they will host that too).

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