Speakeasy forum: Another digital divide. You can't get that from that.

by: R. Proffitt December 3, 2012 3:23 PM PST

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Another digital divide. You can't get that from that.

by R. Proffitt Moderator - 12/3/12 3:23 PM

In another discussion about content that does not show on some devices we were scratching our heads.

At first we chalked it up to something about Flash but then someone supplied this link.

-> http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2453875

"n our previous distribution model, the choices for viewing videos were limited to either allowing videos to be viewed only on the desktop version of the YouTube website, or making them available on the desktop, mobile phones and TV. Our new model allows you to select the option to make your videos available on all platforms or monetized platforms only. "

It's like blocking internet use in stores. I'm sure you've been asked to put away your camera in the stores before. With mobile phones and more, what's up with this Youtube restriction?
Bob

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