Re: [videoblogging] Serving up videos globally brings tough choices
- Another factor is the avoiding of copyright liabilities in foreign jurisdictions -
e.g see Tim Windergren in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REdIEs01tVs
(FFwd to 36mins in) talking about why Pandora blocks non-us IP's.
At 06:14 AM 5/16/2009, you wrote:
>Following up on the thread about Youtube losing money, this article paints aJoly MacFie
>broader picture of all social networks trying to have a global community.
>Web entrepreneurs like Mr. Shapiro of Veoh, still struggling with his
>> decision to restrict his site from much of the world, might have to find a
>> way to soothe their battered consciences.
>> �The part of me that wants to change the world says, �This is unfair, it
>> shouldn�t be like this,� � Mr. Shapiro said. �On the other hand, from the
>> business side of things, serving videos to the entire world is just not
>> supportable at this time.�
>This is a huge argument for decentralization.
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