Olympics: Blogging Yes, YouTube No
Guess what? You can blog—well, accredited people and athletes can—at the upcoming Olympic Games, but you can’t post any media from said events. So yeah, blog posts about incredible displays of athleticism are all good, just don’t post a picture of the medal ceremony…
ReadWriteWeb has the details about the IOC’s brilliant decision, which is just about as smart as NBC’s stranglehold on footage from their Olympic broadcasts.
I didn’t get to appreciate Vince Carter’s incredible dunk until I got a hold of the Internet.
Thank you, YouTube.
In other news, can’t you see how the above video cheapens and ruins the whole Olympic affair for anyone who watches it? I mean, free marketing for your product is so very wrong, right NFL guys?