I’m all about Stephen Colbert’s response to last week’s headline in the New York Post. I wonder how many other headlines we can make up with the word “hooker” where it makes no sense.
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You guys may want to decide whether your target audience is from all around the world or just American.
Because this video is not playable for non-US i.p. addresses. It’s similar with Hulu – I know that it’s very popular in the US and provides high-quality videos but most US content won’t play outside of it.
Some video content is only available through those venues because the owners aggressively prosecute attempts to share it on other sites and want to keep it in a place where they can control it. There are a lot of Leonard Cohen interviews I can’t watch because I don’t have a Canadian IP, but I don’t give up being a fan of Leonard Cohen because of it. I have a reasonable amount of faith that people reading this site outside of the US aren’t going to swear us off because they have technical problems with one post.
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