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Youtube-google are tossers

Warning some language may not be suitable for youtube supporters.

Comments welcomed.

Well, nothing new really… I noticed today that their “automated” system has marked two of my videos as copyright infringement.

Public events in public places.

In New Zealand, that’s fair game for everyone.

Well, if it isn’t, then fair enough I will edit or remove them, but to have youtube not provide you with any reason or means by which to contact the people who claim to have copyright is fairly stupid.

I do often video on behalf of people/bands and

Now, I know youtube have been turning into complete wankers of late, seen many things change recently and seen them abuse their place in the market. Lots of vloggers, musicians and people in general have been complaining (see them in many forums around the place), and a few of them are starting to leave youtube because of it.

So it’s time to move along.

I will be looking to setup my own video streaming storage site for my videos soon so youtube can go take a big flying jump of a really high cliff.

youtube / Google are getting way to big   and they need to be taught a few lesions here and there, though I don’t know how that might happen, cause it seems the likes of most countries governments are just giving in and letting them get ruled by a frikkin internet website of all things.

And the New Zealand Government is no different. it’ gladly bends over and takes one up the arse.

 

So what can we do when companies like Google, Yahoo, etc steal and profit from other peoples content ?

 

Food for thought.

Comments welcomed.

 

The opinion expressed above is purely that of my own, no one else was involved in the writing of this, but I’m hoping a zillion people get involved in standing up for their rights against Big Internet who think they rule the world.

The world got on without them just nicely before hand, and can well do so again.

Auckland City Council Assholes

 

Sorry about this, but I have to vent a little.

Tonight I went to the Chinese Lantern Festival at Albert Park, Auckland….

and I was rather shocked by a comment made by a City Council representative to one of the food-stall occupants.  What happened was he came around at just on closing time and was telling everyone they had to stop selling and turn their main light out, fair enough, but in doing so, the person in the food stall, (who is not native to NZ and so English was most defiantly NOT their first language), didn’t understand clearly what he said, and when they replied that they weren’t sure about the lights, the City Council representative leaned in and said to them “ don’t give me that sarcastic attitude” and they were like what?..

I was standing right there and saw it all first hand.. and I was shocked, that someone who worked and represents the city council at what is a cultural event for the Asian community, had the balls to act like an asshole, and show NO CULTURAL SENSITIVITY OR UNDERSTANDING AT ALL.

I even had a conversation with the person, and explained that the people he was talking too didn’t understand, and that how they talk was just normal for them and their culture.. he then said he spoke to this person earlier in the day (this time was about 10 at night) and he said he knew she was giving him lip,.. to which i said he was wrong cause the person in question had only been there less than an hour and that he should watch what he says… he stood his ground, said he was right, that they were being sarcastic, and then he just walked away.

Well.. Mr Council representative … you should not be working at an event where there is a dynamic cultural mix, cause you obviously haven’t the skills to communicate with other people or even understand that NOT EVERYONE speaks or UNDERSTANDS English like you do.

I have his picture, but I won’t post it just yet, I’m going to publish this, and send a link to the council help desk, and see what happens.. and I might even go to the media.

If I don’t have any joy with that, I will post the picture within the week.

 

 

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