Submission Summary: 0 pending, 7 declined, 3 accepted (10 total, 30.00% accepted)
Unlike the commercial networks which, in most cases, simply put up certain episodes or certain programs, PBS will be putting up complete seasons of almost all programs. Ultimately, thousands of hours of PBS video will be included — extensive archives & back-catalog, content from PBS broadcast TV spanning all its genres, as well as from local PBS stations, feature-length films and documentaries, live events and performances, exclusive web-only content, and more.
YouTube Thursday told users that it is testing a new program that lets its partners decide if they want to charge users for their videos or make them available for free. On the YouTube blog, the Google-owned subsidiary presented the news as a positive, saying that users who buy videos "receive a permanent, offline copy of the file in return." To buy videos, users have to pay a "small fee" through Google Checkout.
Do you think this a viable option for bringing networks (CBS, NBC, etc.) to YouTube? Is it worth paying, especially when there are applications out there that already grab the FLV files?
Obama is set to appear in Marvel Comics' Spider-Man series, in a special insert titled, "Spidey Meets the President!" where he will team up with the "Wall Crawler" to defeat Spidey nemesis the Chameleon who has designs on stopping Inauguration Day.
Unix soit qui mal y pense [Unix to him who evil thinks?]