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

Haldean Brown me at haldean.org
Wed Mar 15 19:02:28 UTC 2017


Archive Team is on it, it looks like they've captured everything as of
3/13:

http://www.archiveteam.org/index.php?title=UC_Berkeley_Course_Captures

On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 03:54:44PM -0300, Felipe Sanches wrote:
> 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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