[tor-talk] How can the video play in TBB without plagins?

Andrew Lewman andrew at torproject.is
Mon Mar 26 03:56:34 UTC 2012

On Sun, 25 Mar 2012 20:37:55 -0500
Joe Btfsplk <joebtfsplk at gmx.com> wrote:
> Don't you have to opt in to the html5 videos (or technology), thus 
> meaning creating an acct on (youtube)?  Or has that changed?

No, you do not have to login to youtube, nor even visit their
youtube/html5 page to set the cookie. The current version of torbrowser
enables html5 video on youtube by default. Tails uses a greasemonkey
script to achieve the same goal.

There are many videos which are flash-only, mostly they seem to be the
videos with ads injected into the video stream. I have seen some html5
videos with advertising overlays, but the video plays fine in TBB and

pgp 0x6B4D6475

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