Friday, March 17, 2017

20,000 unfairly deleted UC Berkeley lectures are now available for free

Earlier this week, the University of California at Berkeley purged some 20,000 lectures from various academic fields from its YouTube channel following a less-than-sensible ruling from the US Department of Justice. But it seems not all content might be lost. In an effort to preserve the material, digital archive firm LBRY announced it has taken the initiative to copy all 20,000 videos and make them permanently available for free on its website. To give you a better idea of the magnitude of all recovered resources, the full catalog already exceeds four TB of storage. While Berkeley open-sourced the lectures to “maximize the…

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