[whatwg] ThePirateBay.org take advantage of HTML5's <VIDEO>
Sam Arthur Allen
dev at atshop3d.com
Sun Jun 28 01:13:42 PDT 2009
Word just came in from TorrentFreak that ThePirateBay.org have been
working on a streaming video website for countless months that takes
advantage of the free media formats OGG, Theora and Vorbis.
While filesharing in itself is a controversial subject, this will place
HTML5's <VIDEO> and <AUDIO> tag--and more importantly the OGG
Theora+Vorbis multimedia format--in the spotlight of countless people.
This is also convenient for FireFox (and GNU IceCat) as the new point
release version is getting closer to its official public release.
Congratulations to ThePirateBay.org team for making this possible.
TorrentFreak's coverage on the subject:
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