YouTube Shuts Its Video Downloads Program

YouTube shuts down its short-lived video downloads program. Some of you must be wondering, if there even was a ‘video downloads beta-program’

YouTube in February, launched this service which allowed content creators to post both free and paid downloads to YouTube.

YouTube sent emails to the users who were allowed to upload content to this service saying that current downloads will be available, but no new ones can be posted.

David Rodriguez of posted a video explaining the move.


You can read more about this and an excerpt from the email he received from YouTube at NewTeeVee

This post was published by on December 9, 2009

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