privacy

Finding RSS feeds

2022-06-26 6 minutes #privacy

I love RSS, and I love that it exists. RSS is an open standard for “content syndication”, which basically means you can scrape a list of content from a website and then read it wherever and however you want. Because it’s an open standard, and a fairly simple one at that, you’ll find it in a very large number of places - even YouTube.…

Consuming YouTube through RSS

2021-04-12 5 minutes #privacy

YouTube is the largest video hosting platform on the planet, serving well over 1 billion videos a day to its over 30 million daily active users. People have had issues with YouTube’s subscription service for years, and for a service so large and so widely used it seems crazy that one of its fundamental features is so complex and illogical.…