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AWSOME! Now when they imposed usage based internet billing I can pay a whole lot more to watch their free streaming service!

Well, there is that ^.

I get throttled like mad on YouTube! mad.gif
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Hopefully the can teach people how to encode so that we can actually watch 1080p content without having to wait forever for it to load.
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AWSOME! Now when they imposed usage based internet billing I can pay a whole lot more to watch their free streaming service!
They plan on buying an ISP, so we will be paying them. Well they do have one in Cali i believe...
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I hope that this actually makes the videos look better. IMO I wish that Google would have spent the money on more servers / a fatter pipe so HD videos would actually load during the day.
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I read title "Google buys parrot pictures to improve YouTube quality"

>Google buys parrot pictures
>buys parrot pictures

>Google purchases pictures of parrots

Good on them, I hate shaky-hand-cam.
    
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Nice move, Google/YouTube. Nice move.
    
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I feel like I'm the only one who thinks this sucks lol.. the technology is cool yes, but Google buying and expanding into so many things it's making me uncomfortable.. soon they're gonna monopolize the internet if they haven't already.

Besides, I think it would of been better if they just used a better codec..
    
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How about instead you either get rid of the ads on the video itself(There's plenty of room around it to move them to). Or maybe make the servers more reliable. Or perhaps overhaul your copyright system to where it actually works instead of just stomping out fan made music videos and random outdoor vids where someone drove past with their window down and radio up. Or perhaps you could do something about the appalling upload speeds. Or perhaps maybe you could listen to the mountain of complaints int he forums.


But noooo, you have to go and buy a feature most of us WON'T EVEN BE ABLE TO SEE FOR THE DAMN ADS! iutdhbiyhuy76Yes, I run ABP there, so I don't get them, but I'm ranting for those who don't
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-edit- Didn't see the white text
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How about instead you either get rid of the ads on the video itself(There's plenty of room around it to move them to). Or maybe make the servers more reliable. Or perhaps overhaul your copyright system to where it actually works instead of just stomping out fan made music videos and random outdoor vids where someone drove past with their window down and radio up. Or perhaps you could do something about the appalling upload speeds. Or perhaps maybe you could listen to the mountain of complaints int he forums.


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BRAVO, SIR/MA'AM! BRAVO! ::stands up, applauds::
    
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