Colossal slowdown for sites with brightcove video (,, etc.)?

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by moose, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. moose macrumors newbie

    Mar 5, 2003
    Anyone else noticed a huge lag on sites that have video that is coming from Brightcove servers? This is a fairly recent occurrence for me.

    I frequent and and have seen the initial loading of both of those pages come to a screeching halt when attempting to load the video data.

    I thought perhaps it was the Flash player, but I have the latest and it doesn't happen with other video sources/players. I blocked the brightcove domains to see if that helps, e voila, instant loads.

    Me: Mac Pro, 6GB RAM, on FF3

    Anyone else notice this in the past 3 weeks or so?

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