[Freedombox-discuss] The video

Seth Johnson seth.p.johnson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 10:46:25 UTC 2012

I would think a priority would be distributed / decentralized video
hosting/broadcasting.  There have been a few attempts at that, but
they've all fallen down one way or another.  It's the presence of just
a few hosts for video that's been facilitating the establishment of
"norms" for video online (ad by extension, other types of works).  In
general, the whole cloud thing works against freedom (though Wuala.com
offers a service where you encrypt locally before sending to their

Seth Johnson

On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 5:47 AM, Robert Martinez <mail at mray.de> wrote:
> On 02/04/12 11:35, Rob van der Hoeven wrote:
>> Another idea. Why don't we host our videos on our own server?
>> All our video's are hosted on commercial websites like youtube, vimeo
>> etc. Shouldn't we protect our visitors from these snooping companies?
>> Rob.
>> http://freedomboxblog.nl
> I guess this would be an extra effort and result a bunch of new challanges.
> (cloud services perform more reliable and stable probably)
> *.webm via HTML5 <video> on our own server would be practising what we
> preach :D
> But lets first care about having a proper video at all!
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