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    YouTube Red Originals roll out starting 10th Feb, see the trailers

    Open your wallets for A Trip to Unicorn Island, Scare PewDiePie, Lazer Team and Dance Camp.
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    Re: YouTube Red Originals roll out starting 10th Feb, see the trailers

    Sounds God awful. Stick to selling adds ads.

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    Re: YouTube Red Originals roll out starting 10th Feb, see the trailers

    "YouTube Red access to these originals is limited right now to the USA."

    Good.

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    Re: YouTube Red Originals roll out starting 10th Feb, see the trailers

    Quote Originally Posted by Kanoe View Post
    Sounds God awful. Stick to selling adds ads.
    Adverts that could easily be circumvented by adblock?
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    Re: YouTube Red Originals roll out starting 10th Feb, see the trailers

    $10 monthly subscription?

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    Re: YouTube Red Originals roll out starting 10th Feb, see the trailers

    ...........y'ok, whatever.

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    Re: YouTube Red Originals roll out starting 10th Feb, see the trailers

    why red...
    sounds more like some porn thing

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    Re: YouTube Red Originals roll out starting 10th Feb, see the trailers

    I don't mind an optional subscription that helps support your favourite youtubers directly and has a few added benefits like no ads etc but holding exclusive content against people that can't afford it is just unfair and to be honest, is just going to end up in piracy.

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    Re: YouTube Red Originals roll out starting 10th Feb, see the trailers

    Quote Originally Posted by Wozza365 View Post
    I don't mind an optional subscription that helps support your favourite youtubers directly and has a few added benefits like no ads etc but holding exclusive content against people that can't afford it is just unfair and to be honest, is just going to end up in piracy.
    Fair has got nothing to do with it. Google are a business first and foremost. Removing the free Google Apps subscriptions for education (and charities?) might be deemed unfair (it's not, but lots wouldn't be happy), but there's nothing wrong with charging people for exclusive content, not when you've got the likes of Netflix and Amazon as competitors.

    That said I'm not even a little bit tempted judging by the previews. And I don't think it will work in the long term either (like most of Google's experiments). If it were £3 a month or something then I might have been tempted to try it in a few months if the was content improved, but that content for £120 a year? Sod that, I've got more important stuff to buy.

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