/>
X

Should YouTube police video uploads?

A Brazilian judge has ordered YouTube to find a way to stop Brazilians from viewing explicit footage of supermodel Daniela Cicarelli and her boyfriend that has been uploaded without authorization to YouTube, according to Associated Press reports.Cicarelli’s attorney, Rubens Decousseau Tilkian is cited:The Internet is democratic and has to be defended, but this struggle is to have some level of control to avoid the violations of people's fundamental rights, like privacy and intimacy.
donna-bogatin.jpg
Written by Donna Bogatin on
A Brazilian judge has ordered YouTube to find a way to stop Brazilians from viewing explicit footage of supermodel Daniela Cicarelli and her boyfriend that has been uploaded without authorization to YouTube, according to Associated Press reports.

Cicarelli’s attorney, Rubens Decousseau Tilkian is cited:

The Internet is democratic and has to be defended, but this struggle is to have some level of control to avoid the violations of people's fundamental rights, like privacy and intimacy.

In “NYC  vs. YouTube” I recount how NYC transit officials characterize YouTube videos showing subway vandalism as “worse than smut.”

Canadian television did not “share” the “grisly video of Saddam Hussein's execution” in its entirety, although the execution was “widely viewed online,” according to 680News.

Network rationale:

Both CBC and CTV have aired portions of the cellphone video, showing an unruly scene leading up to the moment the former Iraqi president drops through the gallows floor, but no more.

"In this case, I think the overriding story, so to speak, of the visuals, is the exchange between Saddam and the executioners. The only part of it we did not show - and will not show - is the actual moment that Saddam himself dies,” CBC News editor-in-chief Tony Burman.

CTV News similarly focused on the scene leading up to the death and decided not to broadcast the most shocking moment in which Saddam swings by a twisted neck, his eyes open.

"We were very careful about what we aired and how far we went. It was pretty clear right away that we would never air the actual (moment) when you see the drop, Joanne MacDonald, vice-president of CTV News.

What about Google’s YouTube? Should proactive policing of video uploads be used to enforce content owners rights, privacy concerns, public safety…

WHAT DO YOU THNK?

[poll id=26]

Related

On July 12, we'll see the universe like never before
51656393132-ca88bc21e3-k

On July 12, we'll see the universe like never before

Space
McDonald's and Chick-fil-A both have a big problem. Only one has a solution
screen-shot-2022-06-28-at-6-24-27-pm.png

McDonald's and Chick-fil-A both have a big problem. Only one has a solution

Business
My Bitcoin 'investment': After exactly six months, how much did I gain or lose?
crypto-on-paypal-2022-07-01-00-06-57

My Bitcoin 'investment': After exactly six months, how much did I gain or lose?

Bitcoin