Saturday, April 25, 2009

Iris? Not any more!

When I was a freshman the first video I ever collaborated with Tom on was a music video for Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls. It's been on YouTube for three years now but recently a message appeared below the video. "This video contains an audio track that has not been authorized by WMG. The audio has been disabled. More about copyright" Other serviced would have just taken down the video, but YouTube gave me the opportunity to fix it. They have an amazing "Audio Swap" feature that lets you pick from hundreds of songs to replace your audio. I chose Sleep Station's "A Soldiers Dream" to fix the video. Now the song just had titles that said Goo Goo Dolls on them. I used YouTube's annotations feature to cover them up with the correct information. You can see the result right here:

Thanks Google for letting me fix my copyright violations. Nice moves guys.