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The really big problems faced by YouTube can wait, because it has found a very, very small one to solve instead. It has decided that people need to know that any clips uploaded by the BBC were produced using public money, as this might… effect… things… somehow.
Therefore, all BBC content now comes with a little embedded disclaimer that the content was created by the “British public broadcast service,” which, in amazing news for Wikipedia, includes a link to the BBC’s wiki entry. We’re not sure whether this is designed to make viewers more or less convinced of the impartiality of the content. Like, we know the BBC is supposed to be impartial and give all sides of the argument
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