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online simulcast of BLU meetings

On 07.Nov.2006 12:00PM -0500, John Abreau wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 09:47 -0500, Dwight E Chadbourne wrote:
> > "I also think that would possibly be a violation of our agreement with
> > NEDV."
> > 
> > Is this a show stopper?  Do we know for sure?
> > 
> > Sounds like a good learning experience.  Let me know if I can help. 
> > Thanks.
> We wouldn't be able to host the videos on the BLU servers, but I see 
> no reason why we couldn't host them on something like YouTube. We could 
> also make DVD-quality images available on the Installfest server so 
> people attending our Installfests could burn their own DVDs. 
> I started videotaping our meetings back in 2000, with the idea of 
> having the raw footage available for when the Linux video editing 
> tools finally mature. I kept it up for a couple years until one of 
> our speakers asked us not to record his presentation. After that I 
> never really got back into it. 
> Also, it didn't occur to me until later to ask for signed releases 
> from the presenters, so the footage would be unusable anyway until 
> I tracked down whoever I needed releases from for each meeting. 
> As long as we can satisfy the liability issues, I see no reason not 
> to try this. Josh sounded willing to allow it for his talk in January. 

I am more than willing to have it either broadcast live or
posted to an archive after the talk.

Joshua D. Abraham
Northeastern University
College of Computer and Information Science
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