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

Ted Smith tedks at riseup.net
Mon Mar 26 14:31:22 UTC 2012

On Sun, 2012-03-25 at 23:56 -0400, Andrew Lewman wrote:
> 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
> Tails.

(This is getting slightly off topic, BUT)

I noticed maybe two weeks ago that several videos that have webm
transcodes (if I run the Unplug extension on them) and previously worked
in Firefox stopped working. Anyone know anything about that?

Sent from Ubuntu
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