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www/philosophy whats-wrong-with-youtube.html

From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/philosophy whats-wrong-with-youtube.html
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:42:12 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       17/09/14 09:42:12

Modified files:
        philosophy     : whats-wrong-with-youtube.html 

Log message:
        Mention archive.org as alternative.


Index: whats-wrong-with-youtube.html
RCS file: /web/www/www/philosophy/whats-wrong-with-youtube.html,v
retrieving revision 1.27
retrieving revision 1.28
diff -u -b -r1.27 -r1.28
--- whats-wrong-with-youtube.html       25 Jun 2017 12:25:42 -0000      1.27
+++ whats-wrong-with-youtube.html       14 Sep 2017 13:42:11 -0000      1.28
@@ -31,12 +31,17 @@
+<li>Without the nonfree software, you can't even see the YouTube
+pages.  Nowadays, without running the nonfree JavaScript code,
+the browser window appears blank.</li>
 <li>YouTube tries to stop people from downloading copies.
    The nonfree JavaScript code for some videos does not allow
    the browser to save a copy.  This is a form of DRM.
 <p>The free software community has made progress in overcoming these
 problems.  It is getting easier to access YouTube videos (except those
 with DRM) without running nonfree software.  Indeed, the HTML5 Video
@@ -47,6 +52,7 @@
 <p>However, most users don't use such methods, so putting a video on
 YouTube usually leads people to watch it by running nonfree
 <p>One thing about YouTube that is <em>not</em> a moral strike against
 it is nonfree software on YouTube servers &mdash; if there is any.  We
@@ -65,8 +71,8 @@
 <p>Dailymotion and Vimeo have the same problem as YouTube's HTML5
 option: viewing their videos in the normal way requires nonfree
-JavaScript code.  If there is any commercial video-hosting platform
-that doesn't have this problem, please inform us.</p>
+JavaScript code.  Archive.org at least permits viewing most videos
+without you're having to run any nonfree software3 to see them.</p>
@@ -127,7 +133,7 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2017/06/25 12:25:42 $
+$Date: 2017/09/14 13:42:11 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->

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