Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has joined the class action lawsuit against online video-sharing platform YouTube and its parent company Google. The lawsuit revolves around fraudulent videos promoting distribution of Bitcoins (BTC) on behalf of tech celebrities including Wozniak himself, industry-focused media outlet CoinDesk reported on July 22.
Yesterday, Tone Vays had his channel instantly deleted by team YouTube. Crypto media attributed this move to Google’s continued purge of crypto-related channels. Today, after an uproar on social media, Tone’s channel was restored.
Content is the main product of consumption and the chief breadwinner for Web’s denizens. As user-generated content is steadily rising to the top of the food chain, the new Web will have to provide fair and lucrative platforms for millions of independent content creators to thrive in.
Responding to the growing concerns about the instances of crypto-content being taken down on YouTube, Google Play, and other centralized services, the crypto-community launched the #ForkGoogle initiative. The initiative is aimed to inform and educate people and companies about the need to shift from the centralized infrastructure and build decentralized alternatives to the dominant centralized […]
Supporting the #ForkGoogle initiative, we take a look at YouTube competitors among blockchain-based video hosting and streaming services.