What is Open Video and Why Does it Matter? Video cameras and desktop editing software are now cheap and ubiquitous, making it easy for casual computer users to speak to a mass audience. But online video is still mostly a glorified on-demand system–more like Internet TV than a truly participatory medium. The legal and technological battles surrounding online video are, at their core, battles for the future of the Internet, innovation, and free expression.
The panel also includes:
Elizabeth Stark (Open Video Alliance / Yale University)
Jesse Dylan (FreeForm)
Mark Surman (Mozilla Foundation)
Zahavah Levine (YouTube)
And now, two gendered favorites from this week in pop-culture:
Who said YouTube parodies had to be a dumbed down version of College Humor? Smart, blunt, hilarious. See more of her parodies here.