Peertube has scripts that allows you to upload a complete YouTube-Channel to a desired peertube account.
That way, you can also automatically mirror YouTube-Channels to a PeerTube Channel, from e.g. your laptop.
You don't have to own the instance, you just need an account on that instance.
Boost appreciated :) cc @Framasoft
@fruechtchen @Framasoft Please be careful with that.I like the idea because it brings more content to federated networks but much content is copyrighted and you're not allowed to copy it to other networks.Also keep in mind that some instances like tchncs for example don't allow to upload copied content from other platforms.
@fruechtchen @Framasoft that tool is awesome, I have a tool that keeps your mirrored channels up to date automatically. https://github.com/mister-monster/YouTube2PeerTube for those of you interested in this sort of thing. Check it out and tell me what you think.
For simple mirroring https://github.com/mister-monster/YouTube2PeerTube works great and requires fewer dependencies.
Although I do believe this is useful, I hope people won't use it to commit massive copyright infringement by mirroring videos without permission. The last thing needed to promote fediverse services is the stigma of piracy attached to it.
What peertube needs are actual content creators. That would really improve fediverse acceptance and adoption. Also we need to figure out a way to get those people payed.
I have at the moment the permission of, let me count, 5 different youtube channel/content creators (popular ones who publish good content), so i think asking persons is much more successful than more content creators.
One of those Accounts is https://peertube.ch/video-channels/gabyweber_channel/videos - gaby weber seemed really interested in an youtube alternative.
But yes, i think a stigma of piracy wouldn't be that good.
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