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Originally posted by corsair00
Yeah, great idea FlyingTeacup. Except that the ENTIRE ARCHIVE of the Citizen Hearing on Disclosure can be accessed for a measly FOUR BUCKS. If you don't have a spare 4 bucks, then I truly sympathize with you. I am on disability welfare and can afford 4 bucks, so I have no idea why people are complaining so much. A lot of effort went into putting that hearing together, let alone the bandwidth and production costs. They are basically giving it to people in such a way as they are just barely breaking even and covering server costs. So quit your bellyaching. If you want to watch it, search into your couch and find the amount it costs to get access to almost a week's worth of video testimony...
Originally posted by raiden12
OP, I respectfully disagree with your assessment.
If you visit the newest science journals, respectable journals, you'll find many charging before you can read their findings.
The same goes for top websites like New Scientist.
Does this mean the scientists publishing their findings in these journals are con artists, ego stroking crash grabbers that have no valid information to get out to the public? Of course not....This is common knowledge.
If you don't earn money you can't get your message out, without money you can't even hold a hearing in the first place.
Suggesting it's all down to money and ego stroking is just your opinion without much hard evidence to be honest. I'm a fairly astute observer of human behavior, and i entirely disagree. I'm yet to see anyone refute the testimony provided either on the interesting cases used as examples, perhaps you could do so in your next post.
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Originally posted by ZeroPropulsion
paid the 3.80$ and never looked back..money well spent! Countless hours of videos, also theres the full video of the alleged NSA guy in it (not much longer than the one on youtube tho)
Originally posted by micpsi
Methinks the OP doth protest too much!
Asking for videos to be taken down has nothing to do with greed. It has to do with securing the initial financial investment that paid for all the expenses so that no one loses money over the hearing at the Washingtom Press Club.
Such a pity that the OP thinks the world owes him a free lunch and is so cynical about ufology that he reads into Bassett's reasonable request (and the hearing that he organised) a sinister motive, whereas all it is is Bassett's need to recover the initial investment.
The OP really needs to learn some business principles instead of having a tantrum like a spoilt child who has had his toys taken away.
Originally posted by FlyingTeacup
Real Congressional hearings are free and open to the general public. The transcripts are free and available on the internet. The video of these hearings is free and available on CSPAN. Hey, if people want to bow down to and worship hucksters, throwing their money at them, it's a free country, go ahead waste your money.