“Miss Take”; Horrorpops
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A couple of months ago I tried, and failed, to upload a couple of videos to YouTube. For some reason I got it in my head it was because of the format my little movies are in… mostly .mov files. But last night I actually took time to look at the YT FAQs and it turns out I’m slightly retarded. So I uploaded two short videos of the storm we had last week…
From my balcony… note the horizontal snowfall.
From Main Street… that building at the end is a mural.
I’ve been using YouTube for what it was originally intended, as a place to secretly deposit copyrighted material. Anytime I find a YouTube I want to keep, but know is going to be deleted once it’s found by someone like Viacom or Universal Music Group, I use Real Player to make a copy in Flash. Then I upload to one of my YouTube accounts and link to it from there.
It totally sucks, I know, but there’s this thing called… actually I can’t remember what it’s called but basically I can quote from copyrighted material as long as it’s for a story… and, for the most part, the YouTube’s I use on Salted are picked, kind of, specifically for the Post they appear on… you know, for the most part, as quotes. Just like the written poems and outtakes from Grand Theft Auto I use… like when Two Star Cop asks Carl: “You want some nightstick?!?” Classic.
Actually… with the thirty-six hours of music I grabbed a couple of months ago from bit Torrent, these YouTubes and the idea for No Post Days which I totally ripped off from Anita Marie, I wouldn’t be surprised if Interpol was getting ready to knock on my door.
Technically I’ve only uploaded six copyrighted things but one of them’s from Mad TV and I can’t see anyone really caring about that. Anyway… I’ll be posting more of my own video stuff from here on so consider this a warning. No, there will be no videos of me looking into the camera and describing my day — I just saw a video post from a Recovery Blog where the blogger was thanking her readers for sending her cash. tah-ACK-eeee. Yes, there will Totally be a lot of shaking camera techniques.
So, just a quick question for anyone willing to answer (all the cool kids do it):
How do you feel about downloading songs or “stuff” from the Interweb?