- Google forces DRM into web standards to limit your access to content based on money, location, & software.
- Google now is blocking ALL YouTube content from competing platforms.
- But Google supports #NetNeutrality because "freedom".
I'm not surprised. Some may see this as simply a tit-for-tat situation
I see this as potentially something more, increasingly Amazon & Google expand into area's that previously only one excelled.
Both increasingly dependent (Amazon less so at the moment) on our demographical & personal information as
with Google's worrying submittance for in-kernel DRM & the popularity of Youtube as a resource platform, they clearly seek dominance if Amazon are not willing to share.
Frankly, Google doesn't even need DRM since they control Android (currently the most popular platform as per stats), and all the telemetry they need is available through that. So, I don't think this is something about just sharing of data between the two companies, but something else.
@BryanLunduke Yeah. Hey, I am really glad I don't have to go through the torture of using a single google product. I don't watch youtube, I watch bitchute, I don't use chrome, I use firefox, I don't use Google, I use Duckduckgo. So, all you google peasants having to deal with this bullshit. Ha!
"don't mess with the network ypu ISPs...messing with customers internet should only be done ABOVE layer 4...by good folks like us!"
This kind of behaviour reminds me a bit of the instant messenger wars of the early Noughties (AIM vs MSN vs Yahoo etc) where all parties put the smackdown on all efforts to create interoperability of any kind. And of course EVERYBODY loved that...*sigh*
@BryanLunduke The whole Net neutrality thing is bothering me too. It's an issue that will only effect companies.
Perhaps the sadder thing is people who are actually protesting this for companies like google. They don't realize that google and friends actually benefit from NN.