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Offline mrclose

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Bring Back The Videos!
« on: May 06, 2018, 04:18:56 PM »
What's the story?
Even the most basic forums give the option to embed videos!

And if you think that not allowing videos to be embedded keeps forum members safe .. you may want to rethink that idea!

You can embed malware in any number of ways without using videos.

You can 'implant' malware into urls themselves.
(Just clicking on the youtube link accomplishes the same thing)

The same can be said for embedding in a seemingly harmless file or hidden in a link within the body of a message.
(I notice that the file upload is still functioning?)

You would have to scan for malware ... every link posted to a forum to be halfway protected.
(Still no guarantees)

So, unless I am wrong... (Which I'm Not! Adrian Monk:lmao: ...
 about the reason the videos being disabled for safety reasons ...

Why not bring back the videos?

« Last Edit: May 06, 2018, 04:23:32 PM by mrclose »
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Offline thundley4

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Re: Bring Back The Videos!
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2018, 09:59:48 PM »
It may have to do with the software of just the overall costs of allowing embedded videos.

Offline mrclose

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Re: Bring Back The Videos!
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2018, 12:58:27 AM »
It may have to do with the software of just the overall costs of allowing embedded videos.
Someone said it was because of the last forum crash.
That isn't a video problem.
"When you are dead, you don't know that you are dead.
It is difficult only for the others.

It is the same when you are stupid."

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