Unfortunately, after a long search for an exemplar that was “safe”, I couldn’t find one. Believe it or not, there are hundreds of Youtubes of women topless that do NOT require a login and have no age restriction.
So: Warning: #NSFW Not Safe For Work. Nudity.
I was hoping to find something like a Yoga instructor with too tight pants to suit some prude. Instead, it seems that if it isn’t “full frontal nudity” it doesn’t get restricted.
So, OK, you work with what you’ve got.
Some months ago I’d run into a Youtube that was “restricted” and needed a login to watch it. I think it was a Right Wing Flag of some sort. One of the Antifa beating up folks videos. Not sure how to get back to it now.
But it left me annoyed that I basically had to “out” myself as “interested” in a given topic via a login and finger my identity in order to view it. Sure, easy enough to phony up an ID. Set up a “second system chip” and use a Dongle Pi to view it via a public WiFi using a disposible ID / email account. But that’s work.
What I really wanted was just a way to see the video and NOT log in.
Searching on something else all together (peer to peer tubes) I ran into a video describing how to do it. (Video
to be linked shortly is now linked here – it is in another browser, as this one is the one that doesn’t keep history due to the below links…)
It was a bit hard to read what was in the URL, and his India English was hard for my semi-deaf ears to sort. So I figured I’d just try it and see if it was right. Well, that lead to the search that lead to the discovery that not much is restricted on Youtube – just right wing POV and full frontal, it seems.
So, with that, what’s the trick?
Pretty simple, really. There’s two videos with 2 tricks. This is the most clear. Basically you stick “embed” into the URL.
Basic url with the demand to login:
Chop out the “/watch?v=” and stick in “/embed/”
So there you go. No more intrusive logins needed.