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* Miss Universe [PersonRank 7]

Tuesday, May 20, 2008
12 years ago3,373 views

[moved from "http: //youtomb.mit.edu/ – Archives of Removed YouTube Videos"]

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YouTomb is a research project by MIT Free Culture that tracks videos taken down from YouTube for alleged copyright violation.

More specifically, YouTomb continually monitors the most popular videos on YouTube for copyright-related takedowns. Any information available in the metadata is retained, including who issued the complaint and how long the video was up before takedown. The goal of the project is to identify how YouTube recognizes potential copyright violations as well as to aggregate mistakes made by the algorithm.

Ianf [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

The titlebar-daisies are a sign of genius! ;-))

I'd like to see the length of offending item next to the title, to better judge how many, or few, seconds of sampled material constitute a threat to rights-holding parties profits and/or control-freakery.

Satan [PersonRank 6]

12 years ago #

The technology used in this site could be used for other interesting things, too!

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