As reported on Boing Boing, youtube has removed all Comedy Central content, including the Daily Show and Colbert Report clips.
Early on, I guess the lawyers were kept at bay to allow the viral marketing to propogate, but now they’ve had enough? Problem is that if you’ve tried to watch a Daily Show clip on Comedy Central, then you know how much the site sucks and the play is slooooow.
Jeff the BB reader (link above) is spot-on as to why Comedy Central ought to leave well enough alone.
# Your popup window canâ€™t be opened in a tab or resized. Give me control of my browser back.
# Your popup window has an obnoxious background that Iâ€™m afraid is going to give me a seizure.
# Next to your video, thereâ€™s an ad thatâ€™s bigger than the video (Firefox blocks it, but Iâ€™m still annoyed by the gaping hole that remains).