A Carnegie Mellon University professor's rants and raves on research, human-computer interaction, Internet of Things, usable privacy and security, Pittsburgh, and teaching.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Defeating YouTube's Copyright Checker
I've been watching reruns of Glee recently and noticed something odd on YouTube clips of the show (what can I say, the tunes are catchy). Apparently, many of the clips have been posted in mirror image to defeat whatever system YouTube has in place to look for copyrighted materials. Very clever.