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Mike Cann [PersonRank 0]

Friday, April 20, 2007
11 years ago6,474 views

Youtube and google used to be big sources of online movies and TV shows but then came along daily motion and sites like www.tv-links.co.uk were born :P

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I bet the 'claim your content' tool will be a hit if it actually works. The users will be disappointed with the lack of such a wide spread category of videos though. I love being able to find music videos of a lot of my favorite bands. The movie thing isn't that big of a deal to me in terms of searching for them. I don't have the time to sit and watch an entire movie on my computer. But I have no problem taking a 5 minute break and watching something on YouTube/Google Video.

Stephen [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

Make it so where any video of length (say 1 hour) has to wait/requires approval of an actual person. Wouldn't that be an easy deterrent for full length movies? I know it will not stop all copyrighted videos, but it's a start. And at least stops the infringement of theater films.

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Stephen, That might be one approach, but that requires human interaction. Google loves to scale all of their services and if they can do that without having too much human interaction it saves them money and man power.

joah [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

when you upload any video in google video, it has to be viewed/validated/approved by google. Sometimes it takes hours to be online. So if google watch it... why wonder about copyright infringement if they have validated the upload?

/pd [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

good point Joah!! how do these movies pass the validation process and get approved for public consumption ? I don't think they have enough manpower and remember these are the desk level support staff who are treated like "2nd class" citizens?).They will need to fulfill a quota everyday.

eLd0raDo [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

[put at-character here]Philipp: since you are a pretty good coder, why not create some script that runs through YouTube, grabs all titles, invers them and do a lookup on imdb.com

Sounds like a plan... hehe!

MJ Rich [PersonRank 6]

11 years ago #

There are a LOT of full-length movies around on YouTube, if you know what to look for. When they introduced the new 10-minute limit, people initially started dividing them up into parts, and "Part x" would be a part of the title, for searching convenience. Then after the lastest Viacom purge, people got smart and started labelling parts as things like P4 or something else. There are a lot of videos on YouTube.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

TK points out some more full-length videos:

Titled "saficity" – can't identify the movie, it shows Ewan McGregor, incredibly low-quality, French language
video.google.com/videoplay?doc ...

Also (all French):
video.google.com/videoplay?doc ...
video.google.com/videoplay?doc ...
video.google.com/videoplay?doc ... – this movie is "Hard Candy", I believe.

In this quality, the videos are good for movie research ("what did actor X say?"), while you still would need to buy or rent the original to really view it... almost like fair use (not by popular fair use laws as they're applied, I guess).

MJ Rich, do you have examples?

MJ Rich [PersonRank 6]

11 years ago #

Philipp: At the moment, I am unable to access YouTube and several other sites, being behind a web censureship program called WebSense, but perhaps this weekend I will find you some links.

And the first movie is The Prestige, a very good movie, albeit a very low quality version.

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

[put at-character here]Philipp – saficity movie you listed is a movie called 'STAY'.
imdb.com/title/tt0371257/

MJ Rich is correct that the first movie you listed under (All French) is 'The Prestige'.

Your second french movie link is "Hard Candy", You have the label next to the wrong movie though in your post. imdb.com/title/tt0424136/

Your last french movie link I can't tell what movie it is. The quality of the video is so bad that I don't recognize any of the actors and since I don't speak french I can't tell what they are talking about.

Peter [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

The movie sites are cool i agree but if you want to watch LIVE streaming TV, the internet tv site with the best features is www.viewmy.tv

[Unlinked URL – Tony]

nakido [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

you can upload full movie at www.nakido.com theres no file size limit & unlimited storage.

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