This might be applicable as well:
Richard Byrne of had a great post on this last week,
looks like it can cut the extraneous features of Youtube while keeping the
video, more at:

On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 10:00 AM, Bjorn Behrendt
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> I just bought a lightspeed server to do content filtering and antivirus.
> They have a feature called  Educational Video Library which give teachers
> a safe way to give students access to youtube.
> While not full proof I have also used google presentation to strip all the
> extra junk from youtube videos, so they are at least safe to show in a
> classroom.
> Bjorn Behrendt
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> On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 10:24 AM, David Webb <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> I remember a discussion on this list about whether schools should allow
>> access to youtube. I have recently found an alternative which I hope might
>> be helpful to others. I discovered as many of you may know that there is a
>> Firefox extension that allows to download youtube videos as MP4's. I am
>> asking people to download from home them we can work with it from there.
>> Perhaps I can ask the school librarian to download videos on request and
>> allow her work station access to youtube.
>> David

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