Cyberwar False Flag Dry Run? You Tube Embeds Removed from Sites

cyberwarBefore It’s News – by Chris Kitze

There was an outage of You Tube on Before It’s News and many other web sites today, involving the embedded video which went completely blank.  Vlad Tepes and a number of other sites reported a similar outage.

The Google products forum had these threads:

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6:32 PM (3 hours ago)

I’m having the same problem. Chrome and Firefox just show nothing where the video should be, but Internet Explorer says, “This content cannot be displayed in a frame. to help protect the security of information you enter into this website, the publisher of this content does not allow it to be displayed in a frame. What you can try: Open this content in a new window”.

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6:42 PM (2 hours ago)

Dead here for me too. I spend 30 minutes trying to figure out what happened to my sites, till I realized that other sites I went to view have the same issue.

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6:56 PM (2 hours ago)

Looks like a problem with the YouTube API. I run a few websites and blogs and they are all showing blank areas where embedded youtube videos should be. Vimeo and other videos show up just fine. I suspect YouTube already knows about this issue and will fix it quickly. It is probably affecting millions of people right now.

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6:58 PM (2 hours ago)

My sites are having this problem as well on a WordPress site. No changes.

Here’s a screen grab that shows a video that went completely white.  The original video was still viewable on the web site.


A few hours later, things returned to normal again, here’s what it should have looked like.


This could be something as simple as some borked code.  However, Google sets a high standard and doesn’t make mistakes like this very often.  Timing is a little surreal given the debate on gun control issues.  Removing You Tube embeds like this would be a way to slow the spread of information and to some people, this felt like a dry run to some kind of cyber false flag.  It was not widely reported but seemed concentrated on alterantive and gamer sites, including Team Fortress and Colony of Gamers..

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