Fair Use

Weekly Wrapup 229: Beware of Creeps Sending Airdrops, Nuke and Pave an iMac, NAS is not backup

Sponsored by Plex: No premiere this week as I’m at a meeting. This week we look at Smart TV privacy, more thoughts on cheap Android boxes, NYC banning inappropriate AirDrops, Nintendo drops their draconian content strikes, and more. See all of this week’s mentioned content: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX: 00:16 – Today’s Topics 01:01 – Supporter Thank Yous 01:28 – Ad: New Plex Audio Features 03:44 – Week in Review: Extra’s Channel : 04:58 – Week in Review : Main…

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Commentary – The Nintendo Creators Program puts fair use and journalism at risk

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uu9rSjGI7xo?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Nintendo, which has always been heavy handed in how it treats the use of its content on YouTube, has launched a new program to share revenue with creators that use the company’s games in a video. Nintendo claims independent content with their gameplay footage as theirs, and then denies the creator the right to earn revenue on that content. Ad revenue on those videos goes straight to Nintendo – not to the creator that made the video in…

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Opinion: Fair Use on YouTube Explained and Why Small Creators are Disadvantaged

This video includes some content from Weekly Wrapup #114 but also adds some additional commentary on what happens to small creators when others steal our work. The process unfortunately is not as easy for the little guys and gals as it is for big corporations. See the video I referenced here: The situation described in that video is something that impacts all of your favorite product reviewers on the platform. Unlike big corporations us smaller creators do not have access…

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Weekly Wrapup 122 – Google buys Famebit, Nintendo Switch, Alexa in your life?

See all of this week’s mentioned videos here: – This week I share my thoughts on Google’s acquisition of Famebit, the Nintendo Switch and how poorly they treat content creators, routers that run Plex servers, and wonder about Alexa in your life. VIDEO INDEX: 00:38 – Week in review 02:21 – Q&A: Nintendo Switch thoughts 05:25 – Speculation: Will the Nintendo Switch run Android? 06:24 – Q&A: Google buys Famebit 11:59 – Q&A: Netgear Nighthawk X10 Router runs Plex server…

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Weekly Wrapup 114 – YouTube Copyright Takedowns Explained, Nvidia Shield TV Giveaway, and More!

Watch all of this week’s mentioned content: – This week I talk about how YouTube’s ContentID system circumvents the DMCA and puts the burden on creators. That plus an international giveaway of the Nvidia Shield TV! Subscribe: – video index below: VIDEO INDEX: 00:42 – Week in review 03:07 – On My Mind – Comcast Woes 04:27 – Q&A – Synology vs. Qnap 06:34 – Q&A – In-Home game streaming over MOCA adapters 07:31 – Q&A – Where to install…

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Weekly Wrapup 165 – H3H3 Fair Use Case Brings More Lawsuits? Eclipse Data, and More!

Please donate to the Red Cross to help those in Texas impacted by Harvey: . This week I look at the H3H3 Lawsuit and how it might help other cases proceed. Also I look at data from a solar generation system during the eclipse and more! See this week’s mentioned videos: and subscribe! VIDEO INDEX 00:10 – Patreon Thank Yous 00:33 – (non)Ad – Audible – 01:44 – Week in review 04:14 – On My Mind: Week 25 Vlog 05:29…

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