via Steve Elbows from the Video Bloggers Community:
Signed a deal that involves 3 youtube 'channels' of BBC content, one of which wont be available in the UK due to advertising:
Signs of a progressive attitude towards copyrighted stuff too:
"Mr Highfield said the BBC would not be hunting down all BBC-copyrighted clips already uploaded by YouTube members - although it would reserve the right to swap poor quality clips with the real
thing, or to have content removed that infringed other people's copyright, like sport, or that had been edited or altered in a way that would damage the BBC's brand.
"We don't want to be overzealous, a lot of the material on YouTube is good promotional content for us," he said. "
UPDATE: read what marshall has to say
Via Steve McCarty
For active vloggers considering the educational possibilities, I'd like to invite you to join the YouTube Educational Group, to discuss pedagogy and to contribute representative videos:
Incidentally, let me call your attention to the following event in Nagoya, Japan on March 24th, which may have an online dimension: Wireless Ready: Podcasting Education and Mobile Assisted Language Learning: http://wirelessready.nucba.ac.jp