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Originally posted by All_Truth_Soon
I suppose my big question is .. how do we make footage publicly available without being struck down by the YT critics ??
Originally posted by davespanners
reply to post by All_Truth_Soon
If you had an piece of AMAZING footage then posting it on youtube would be the last thing you should do as you are throwing your copyright straight out of the window.
If for example I had undeniable clear RAW tape of me having a conversation with an alien Grey then I would be phoning news channels for the highest bidder, not posting it on ATSedit on 4-2-2011 by davespanners because: (no reason given)
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