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Old October 19 2011, 11:39 PM   #13
Temis the Vorta
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Re: YouTube to launch professionally produced channels

What kind of videos are blocked in certain countries? Are they movie trailers or other types of ads?

I wonder if the videos are blocked because the ads that run with them are regionally targetted, because that's how even global corporations do things - their ad departments are divided up regionally.

Yet one huge advantage of YouTube over TV is the ease by which content can reach a global audience, without having to do all these country-by-country deals that TV shows go through. So this is another example of how old media's drawbacks are just being plopped onto YouTube, without a serious effort to understand how to do it better.
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