In a media landscape where content is free and open, could alternative privacy features be more desirable?

This is a screenshot of a YouTube video that will not appear in the site’s search results. The short video about Japanese custom motorcycle builder, Shinya Kimura, is currently unlisted.

Although it’s not a new feature of the video site, we noticed it when the website didn’t suggest related videos. The partial-private setting is less strict than private videos that can only be accessed by specific YouTube users, and public videos which are the two settings most viewers are accustomed to.

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