UK Channel 4 Putting Full TV Shows On YouTube
from the don't-need-another-site dept
mowgs points out that Channel 4, over in the UK, has done a deal with YouTube to put all its shows online. Not just clips — the entire shows. While many people still seem to think that YouTube is just about individuals uploading stuff, it seems like the company has focused on getting a lot more official content on the site as well. While Hulu has some nice features, YouTube still destroys Hulu in traffic — and unlike Hulu, YouTube doesn’t block out visitors from other countries. Recently, even I can’t get to Hulu. Because I use a VPN for security purposes, Hulu claims that I’m trying to sneak in from another country, even as I sit here in California (home of Hulu). Why does the entertainment industry always default to “you must be a criminal unless you can prove otherwise” thinking?