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Submission + - Universal Censors News Podcast (

Snaller writes: Tech News Today does what the name says, its a podcast reporting on Tech news, Monday to Friday. They, like Slashdot, reported on the Megaupload vs Universal. But during the coverage they played a snippet of the Music video and immediate Universal Music Group had the news podcast yanked from Youtube.
Tech News Today has other outlets than Youtube, but should a music company have the right to have a news podcast removed on copyright grounds when its not even clear if said company has had any copyrights violated?

Submission + - Ask Slashdot: RSS app which can fetch specific enc 1

Snaller writes: I wonder if some of the Slashdot readers can suggest a PC application which can download specific enclosures from RSS feeds, presumably based on some sort of pattern matching.

The problem is some RSS feeds have several different media enclosures for each individual item. And no RSS readers seem to work with that, the readers I've found just automatically pick the first enclosure, which is not necessarily what you'd want.

As an example consider this:

This RSS feed contains 10 differently encoded podcasts for each individual episode (different bitrate and resolution), but all RSS readers I've found just picks the first one (with the 640x368 resolution).

I have a theory that it's impossible to prove anything, but I can't prove it.