Youtube is filtered?

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    Whi cant I see any official music on youtube?

    I searched "california gurls" in google, and there are links to official videos. Click them, and youtube says it cant load movie. Whatever. Now i try another song, when i search for it in youtube it filters out all videos with official music (only crappy live versions show up). I google for official vids, but again, cannot be displayed.

    Has everyone just been dealing with this? I dont want a youtube whre i cant watch or hear any decent music....
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    Youtube hasnt ported everything over to HTML5 yet. Its still pretty much in beta for the iPad. Remember that youtube is a Flash site and the iPad doesnt do flash.

    maybe try searching youtube itself on the html5 page or even using the youtube app in the ipad.
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    I am using the youtube app, but i dont think its a flash problem because all vids work fine except official music ones.
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    Can you post a link to one of the videos your having a problem with?
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    Porting music?? Pandora is working great
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhG-vLZrb-g]YouTube - Fall Out Boy - Sugar, We're Goin Down[/ame]
    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwE-SLnLkqY[/ame]

    Both of these work fine on my desktop PC
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    This is a known issue and doesn't affect only music videos. In time there will be a flash player for iOS to take care of this.
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    Sometimes official YouTube releases are blocked overseas due to copyright restrictions.
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    Hmmm... I am in the US, and im fairly certain it isnt a flash player issue. every single official katy perry video doesnt work, so it seems like filtering to me.
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    Almost ALL Copyrighted music video content cannot be played on mobile devices.
    iPhone & ipads included

    It's been like that for a whileeeee : )
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    I could not watch the links posted in fourm, i had to go the the main site.. .and I am on a pc atm
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    I two was unable to watch right on my desktop without going to the website.

    copy right holder has requested that that video be like that. has nothing to do with iPad.
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    HAHAHAHAHAHA

    I needed a good laugh today.
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    I think thats it. They all say the content owner has requested no embedded player. You have to go to the YouTube website to play them. That keeps people from posting them embedded in blogs and forums. Apparently, it treats the iPad app like an external embedded player.
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    It is incredibly frustrating that there is the "mobile device" limitation on a device I see as a net book replacement.

    This does need to change. The iPad is a virtual net book and I should be able to view anything from my desktop on this beauty of a device. Sigh.

    Ah well, faux flash port will at least make things a bit better.

    I would have no need for flash if not for certain youtube videos and sites that my kids enjoy that are flash based.
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    Is it actually a mobile device limit? or is it more a matter of some videos on play on the YouTube website.
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    It is, most of the videos that we're talking about are blocked from viewing on a mobile device. Lady Gaga videos are another perfect example.
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    I'm sorry but I don't agree...

    First, about the copyright of the songs and mobile devices blablabla bullshit you can buy the video on iTune store on the iPhone.

    Second, it's all about money. If you can't get the music video on youtube what are you gonna do ? You're going to buy it on the iTune store...

    It's frustrating! :mad:

    Edit : I sed iPhone but it's the same thing with the iPad...
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    I solve this problem by using the browser in TagDiskHD+ and downloading the videos over wifi that I want to watch.
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    Got a better option for you. Download a free app called Vevo. I believe it is actually tied in with YouTube. Carries most of the current and past music videos. And not off name. Was watching everything from Rick Springfield to Eminem last night. It works great. Give that a run, will probably be an answer to your problem.
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