I mentioned this in passing at the last BerkeleyLUG meetup.
|UC Berkeley Course Captures|
|Archiving status||In progress...|
The University of California, Berkeley is planning to remove their public lecture recordings ("course captures", audio and video) and put them behind authentication. The planned date for the change is 2017-03-15.
The removal will affect at least these public channels:
The removal is apparently already a fait accompli, but good for people all to know about in case of positive future developments.