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The Return of the Space Cowboy, for Facebook

Because Facebook share widget refused to post this directly I had to "cheat". Apparently the video above contains a reference to the file sharing service "piratebay" in the video header and that prevented the Facebook link widget from allowing the share to embed. The reference is a solicitation to download the album at torrent bay and I agree such solication is wrong....but that is what the poster of the video intended...not what I intend. I just want my friends to listen to "Return of the Space Cowboy" the song I was humming this morning and find on youtube.

So, in a few seconds of being denied I figured I'd just embed the video in a blog post and link the post to facebook. My friends get to see the video as I intended and all is well with the world...of course I could have found another video reference to the song that didn't include any reference to PirateBay but then the question of "could it be done?" that sprang into mind the moment Facebook denied the link wouldn't have been answered. ;)

More about this particular youtube video's of a kind I've not seen before.  It actually provides a compilation of all the songs in the album along with an on screen set of links to each song in the album! An excellent use of youtube's in video linking capability that may not be too welcome by some music companies that is for sure! Note this video shows total time as 1:06:00 so the compilation is aware of the internal links and I suppose will play them as a set (or one can click on particular song links to play them out of set sequence)..which is pretty cool.

Addition: Apparently the links are scan to time markers in the single video, so clicking on the links scans to the particular song in the full video compilation...some might prefer this better than I originally thought (I thought it would just play the videos).


r0b M. said…
David, this is rob--can't tell if blogger is showing my old// older nick-- it's Brock Rob from fbook--more likely shown as "r0b_M."
Anyway --your blog/thread on youTube & related video-embed, etc, are close to a key issue i've been thinking about-- i wanted ur opinion re: the latest, current& perhaps scary House of Reps' version of the Internet Blacklist Bill :: do u think
"Demand Progress" et al are overstating--or accurate on this latest corpoFacist-crap??

Seems like a true & *critical* version of "destroy the net's freedom" + simlar moves by big Telco$ & their un-bridled greed,, etc. Here's the issue/link from Demand Progress's perspective: , thanx- rob

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