As part of my Trainfulness project, I sometimes
upload Creative Commons licensed videos to YouTube. I always make sure I have
the proper licence, as I want to play fair with content creators such as NRK
(the Norwegian Broadcasting Company). But lately I have received a couple of
copyright claims from the company Pirames International. This would not be
that much of an issue if YouTube did not make handling the cases extremely
Reddit is a good place to share content, but also a good place to attempt to make some money
on clicks from unsuspecting or indifferent users. Lately I’ve been seeing a pattern regarding
videos stolen from other YouTube channels, reuploaded and monetized with ads. These videos are
then mass posted on Reddit by bots masquerading as real users.
tl;dr: Spambots are posting links to stolen videos on Reddit, copying comments from others
to masquerade as legitimate users.
An interesting look into a chinese Bitcoin mine and what working there is like. It’s funny to think that
since the video was made, all that hardware has probably been made obsolete and replaced already.
Now, if I could just find my Bitcoin wallet with the 0.07 BTC I mined a while ago, I’d… have enough money
to buy some candy. :)
“Stop a Douchebag” - is a Russian youth movement that attempts to enforce the road traffic regulations in Russia.
This is seriously great stuff. I’ve selected one video here, but you can see many more on their
YouTube channel. In case you want to see idiots get what they
deserve, this is the right channel for you.