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19 Jan 2009 03:09


Tech: YouTube’s much-wanted nifty new feature

  • Click to download Ever wanted to watch a video on YouTube, then save it for later? Well, you used to have to download a third-party app to do that, because the service seemed to frown upon it. No longer. Slowly but surely, YouTube is adding links to some of its videos allowing you to download them easily. Fans of open information, such as Lawrence Lessig, are applauding the move.
  • Obama’s vids the first YouTube is starting with copyright-free videos. As a result, the first videos picked for the honor were from Barack Obama’s ChangeDotGov channel. Check Obama’s January 17th weekly address for an example. (On a side note, how cool is it that we’ve evolved from “fireside chats” to YouTube weekly addresses?) source