[Noisebridge-discuss] UC Berkeley to remove +500 online courses videos

Felipe Sanches juca at members.fsf.org
Wed Mar 15 18:54:44 UTC 2017


Does the licensing of the videos allow them to be preserved somewhere else
unoficially? Perhaps on the Internet Archive ?

2017-03-15 15:44 GMT-03:00 Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>:

> The biggest problem isn’t subtitles - it’s audio descriptions as well.
> Those are more expensive and time-consuming than closed captions, but
> they’re just as required.
>
> Jeffrey
>
> > On Mar 15, 2017, at 8:14 AM, François Revol <revol at free.fr> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> > I've been pointed to this article last week:
> > https://fee.org/articles/when-equal-access-means-zero-access-for-all/
> >
> > Basically they are removing them because they miss closed-caption and
> people complained about that, and they want to avoid getting sued...
> >
> > I thought I'd try to do something against this instead of complaining
> too...
> > https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/UCB_Webcasts_CC
> >
> > Should we show them another way by crowdsourcing the subtitles?
> >
> > François.
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