The five available videos have been re-encoded to webm (mp4 is a
non-free format) and released on Wikimedia Commons.[1] Some are
already in use on the German Wikipedia.[2]

If ZDF copied their CC-BY videos to YouTube, there are several tools
available that can assist mass uploading and encoding from YouTube.

There is a convenient system for adding multiple language text
captions to videos on Commons, perhaps a volunteer might want to make
these more accessible this way?[3]



On Tue, 22 Oct 2019 at 11:50, Lilli Iliev <> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Germany's national public television broadcaster ZDF releases video clips and 
> photos on climate change and global warming under CC BY 4.0 for the first 
> time on this website: 
> Though there are things to improve, like adding a CC-button with more info on 
> correct licensing in each video, this his can be seen as a milestone and a 
> role model for more content and public service broadcasters like ARD to open 
> up and share content especially in the fields of news and documentation.
> After all, media under public law are publicly financed and using free 
> licences would correspond to their mission since they'd make a significant 
> contribution to the reach of public content.
> Feel free to share the news and make them visible on twitter and other 
> channels.
> Tweet by WMDE (german):
> Blogpost on (german):
> best
> Lilli
> --
> Lilli Iliev
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