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69 Responses to Drat Viacom Campaign

  1. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 5:57 pm
    Link: Drat Viacom Campaign - This guy wants every YouTube user to stick it to Viacom. Get ready for an all-out war. Lots of NSFW language.
  2. Profile photo of Ace_Cosmo
    Ace_Cosmo Female 13-17
    165 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:07 pm
    An all-out war? Oh, boy, this is going to be interesting.

    To hell with Viacom.

  3. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
    2616 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:08 pm
    I`m completely apathetic toward this issue. I wish him luck on his "campaiiiign."
  4. Profile photo of MonoBrow
    MonoBrow Male 18-29
    543 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:08 pm
    I watched the video... can someone tell me what`s going on w/ Viacom and Youtube, I gathered that they are invading our privacy, but how?
  5. Profile photo of crazydaiz
    crazydaiz Female 18-29
    251 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:11 pm
    ehh.
    sure
    i`ll try it
  6. Profile photo of White_Wolfos
    White_Wolfos Female 18-29
    1143 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:12 pm
    If ever the spirit of an erratic, angry squirrel were channeled into a human body, it would be this man.
  7. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18829 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:12 pm
    for those who care and read: here`s the clip from earlier today. who am i kidding, no one`s going to read it.
  8. Profile photo of silverwing23
    silverwing23 Female 13-17
    114 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:12 pm
    I love capnawesome. You`re right legacy15, he does sound really awkward, and him swearing kind of reminds me of an adolescent boy over-swearing while talking to his friends on a playground.
  9. Profile photo of PocketEmo
    PocketEmo Female 13-17
    13 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:12 pm
    Hmmm... I don`t like this very much.
  10. Profile photo of MonoBrow
    MonoBrow Male 18-29
    543 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:18 pm
    for those who care and read: here`s the clip from earlier today. who am i kidding, no one`s going to read it.

    ~~~

    I read it ^^ Thanks.

  11. Profile photo of Skippz
    Skippz Male 18-29
    56 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:22 pm
    Viacom sucks, what kind of company would even do that?! Youtube is innocent and awesome and now our privacy is destoryed -.-
  12. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:26 pm
    Off-topic but they should create a SparkNotes for news
  13. Profile photo of Shellie84
    Shellie84 Female 18-29
    4197 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:40 pm
    If anyone was gonna do a campaign vid - why oh why was this guy chosen/shown?? I just can`t take him seriously
  14. Profile photo of kenny_f
    kenny_f Male 13-17
    1825 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:40 pm
    its funny if they actually got a law suit around this. phone tapping and govermental spying is fine, but once they give out your ip adress its war
  15. Profile photo of BasuraBlanca
    BasuraBlanca Male 18-29
    909 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:40 pm
    Yeah, maybe his words were a bit awkward, I`ll give you guys that, but his cause was just!
    I mean, who here hates privacy?
    Come on! A show of hands?
  16. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:43 pm
    ^^^^
    The only thing I ask is that the government pays for the phone sex conversations
  17. Profile photo of oops_you_die
    oops_you_die Female 18-29
    162 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:47 pm
    Viacum sucks :(
  18. Profile photo of SwissNipsUK
    SwissNipsUK Male 18-29
    763 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:48 pm
    is this whole viacom thing actually confirmed ? coz from the link earlier , it looked kinda sketchy
  19. Profile photo of BasuraBlanca
    BasuraBlanca Male 18-29
    909 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:49 pm
    Hmm.
    Sounds reasonable, primetimekin. Very reasonable.

    Sexually.

  20. Profile photo of Painter13
    Painter13 Male 40-49
    1366 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:51 pm
    Viacom does want to get rid of the freeware and shareware and make the internet corporate. So does every comp company and media outlet, they are just waiting to see Viacoms outcome and bean count how the results are and the end costs. This is not going to fare well for the user, and the internet will be corporate in 10 years and dead to the middle class user.
  21. Profile photo of NeiltheSheep
    NeiltheSheep Male 18-29
    418 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:51 pm
    this needs a different spokesman...but yeah...I`m with him
  22. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:54 pm
    ^^^^
    Yes, Me.

    I have the greatest motive to want to see Viacoms copyright thing fail miserably... I want to see Amanda Bynes getting slimed.

    So you know.... I got that going for me

  23. Profile photo of Alexo35
    Alexo35 Male 18-29
    42 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:55 pm
    fudge VIACOM! ON WITH THE CAMPAIGN!
  24. Profile photo of genericuser
    genericuser Female 18-29
    317 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 6:57 pm
    What is the big deal? So Viacom sees who watched what videos. They aren`t going to come over to your house and laugh at you for it. Nothing overly inappropriate is on YouTube anyway. If you are concerned about privacy, why the hell do you have a Youtube account anyway? I mean, clearly, they can see what you have been watching, how is Viacom seeing what you`ve been watching any more privacy-invading?
  25. Profile photo of MrSchreiber
    MrSchreiber Male 18-29
    167 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:04 pm
    I with this guy just for the sheer, unadulterated, hell of it. FIGHT THE POWER!!!
  26. Profile photo of TheDoc2044
    TheDoc2044 Male 30-39
    107 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:20 pm
    Saying "F.uck you" to Viacom or subscribing to his videos will do nothing. There is only one way to get Viacom to stop such antics... Start a petition to get people to stop watching/buying viacom materials, send it to them, and actually have people follow through with it. Hurting their bottom line is the only way to get them to change.
  27. Profile photo of Burton_Ian
    Burton_Ian Male 18-29
    815 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:20 pm
    naahh the scary part isn`t just that viacom is getting a huge list of who exactly watched what, and when; it`s that viacom might take some sort of copywrite-infringement case against user who post, or even possibly watch, video that viacum says they own... i mean psht could be nothin` and for all i know that probably won`t even happen, but there`s that fear yanno...
  28. Profile photo of TheDoc2044
    TheDoc2044 Male 30-39
    107 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:23 pm
    Oh, and if you are worried, create a spoof account using a proxy IP...then they can`t find you. Problem solved.
  29. Profile photo of Shoyz
    Shoyz Male 13-17
    1228 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:27 pm
    None of you will get in trouble for anything. That`s like saying you`ll get in trouble for eating poisoned halloween candy. The house shouldn`t have given it to you.
  30. Profile photo of iPirate
    iPirate Male 13-17
    419 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:37 pm
    Dear Lewis Stanton,

    The Video Privacy Protection Act. Read it.

    -iPirate

  31. Profile photo of freddyferret
    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11741 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:42 pm
    Poor video, bad idea that won`t happen. Loser.
  32. Profile photo of iPirate
    iPirate Male 13-17
    419 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:42 pm
    Thats very stereotypical of you to say.

    I only pirate music.

  33. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9308 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:49 pm
    The guy needs a bit more "umph" behind his "rawr". But you can tell he`s angry.
  34. Profile photo of Neagle
    Neagle Male 30-39
    1405 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:55 pm
    Video Privacy Protection Act

    $2,500 per incident plus punitive damages, court costs and attorneys fees. Yea, I`m on board! SINK Viacom!

  35. Profile photo of The_Maddog
    The_Maddog Male 30-39
    3369 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 7:57 pm
    genericuser
    Female, 13-17, Eastern US
    98 Posts Monday, July 07, 2008 6:57:32 PM
    What is the big deal? So Viacom sees who watched what videos. They aren`t going to come over to your house and laugh at you for it. Nothing overly inappropriate is on YouTube anyway. If you are concerned about privacy, why the hell do you have a Youtube account anyway? I mean, clearly, they can see what you have been watching, how is Viacom seeing what you`ve been watching any more privacy-invading?
    ------------------------------------------------

    Viacom are fcking with privacy laws. Its not Youtube, but google. Whats next? Could any company or goverment demand to see your viewing habbits on the net because you may or may not have vistited a site they deem illigal? >>>

  36. Profile photo of The_Maddog
    The_Maddog Male 30-39
    3369 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 8:00 pm
    >> I`d say be worried!
    BBC report

    Could I be sued for watching a music vid on youtube? I`m supposedly protected by the UK "Data Protection Law" which is supposed to stop poo like this happening, but Viacom + Google have royally screwed us over. Everyone visiting this site has watched copyrighted material at one point or another....
    We have no idea how far this will go...so yes..be worried!

  37. Profile photo of FeeFee
    FeeFee Female 18-29
    583 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 8:06 pm
    I can`t really take someone who says `I`m perfectly serious`...seriously. If you erased the cusswords and the rude gestures, he wouldn`t have even had an arguement.
  38. Profile photo of Calibur15
    Calibur15 Male 18-29
    229 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 8:46 pm
    Ipirate your second comment made me laugh so hard.
  39. Profile photo of Stentorian
    Stentorian Male 13-17
    425 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 8:50 pm
    Viacom vs Google. Oh sh*t.
    ...

    But what Google can do that Viacom can`t is gather a volunteer army and attack other corporations. That`d be pretty badass.

  40. Profile photo of leesah
    leesah Female 18-29
    1566 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 9:11 pm
    I hate Viacom. They think they`re so high and mighty, making us take down videos and getting around privacy laws. They need to stop their bitching and eff off. Instead of trying to force us to stop uploading these videos and wasting money and time with lawsuits, they should be working with their team to figure out a way to adapt and still profit, even with sites like YouTube.
  41. Profile photo of xBLiTZKRiEGx
    xBLiTZKRiEGx Male 13-17
    92 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 9:12 pm
    guise lets get our masks and go protest outside of viacom
  42. Profile photo of Joolin
    Joolin Male 18-29
    1002 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 9:17 pm
    Man.. I hate Viacom as much as the next guy, but if there`s gonna be a campaign against it, I would really rather it not be headed by that jackass.
  43. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
    2616 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 9:27 pm
    The right to privacy is not in the Constitution. Anyone who thinks they have or are entitled to privacy these days doesn`t understand how the world works.
  44. Profile photo of jolindie
    jolindie Female 18-29
    100 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 10:10 pm
    i`m betting that guy has a lot to hide...internet history wise...
  45. Profile photo of tourettes
    tourettes Male 18-29
    957 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 11:09 pm
    I mentioned this before in the judge case decision posting; you guys are fools and this kind of thing WILL NOT WORK. If anyone goes through with this whole thing it`s just inviting major blowback to happen- Viacom is bigger than all of you, and so is Corporate America for that matter. SUCK IT UP!
  46. Profile photo of TruJuggalo
    TruJuggalo Male 18-29
    405 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 11:24 pm
    let get are suntan lotion and go picket, casue i know us internet folk havnt seen sun in a long time, but hell we all goota do something we don`t like sometimes, ARGH F.U.C.K. VIACOM
  47. Profile photo of Apple_18
    Apple_18 Female 18-29
    475 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 11:37 pm
    "Viacom is bigger than all of you, and so is Corporate America for that matter. SUCK IT UP!"

    Ugh! you nwo zombie! O.o


    yea, i dont know i think he should have thought through his wording a bit...maybe put a better point in..its an invasion of privacy. duh. those of you who say you dont care just wait till they take it to the next step, then the next, then the next....lets see what privacy means to us then? eh?

  48. Profile photo of beatlefaerie
    beatlefaerie Female 18-29
    294 posts
    July 7, 2008 at 11:39 pm
    Other than the fact that he sounds like a whippet on coke, I agree with him - however, he needs to grow up and deal with the situation maturely. He has to channel his passion into an adult state of mind... or else no one`s going to respect him.
  49. Profile photo of Mani-Jac
    Mani-Jac Male 40-49
    805 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 12:18 am
    FUÇK VIACOM
  50. Profile photo of Pilanus
    Pilanus Male 18-29
    675 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 12:25 am
    I mean I know Youtube is interesting and all, but are you guys really defending one of the worlds largest companies when it is being sued by one of the other largest companies?

    Are you really that much of a slave, no, not even a slave, a trained dog to Google and youtube that when it, a company that has only considered you a number is attacked by something else you act as if your best friend is being mugged?

    Yes, Youtube is funny and entertaining, and so are several things that Viacom owns, but if you lose them, you will survive; you probably will become better for it too. (some people may even learn how write in English again... although probably not)

    Seriously, you that defend Google when Viacom attacks are pathetic.

    However, if you don`t like Viacom, study law, and bring a case against it yourself.

  51. Profile photo of RyanF701
    RyanF701 Male 18-29
    2486 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 12:51 am
    I`ve been calling and emailing ViaCom all day.

    I enjoyed this one,
    ViaCom employee answers:
    Ryan: HELLO!?
    Employee: Yes, I`m H-
    Ryan: **** ****** **** *** *** **** ***** **** *** **** **** *****
    Employee: No need to blow up sir.. I-
    Ryan: BLOW UP? BLOW UP!? IM A MUSHROOM CLOUD MOTHERF*CKING MOTHERF*CKER.
    -click-

  52. Profile photo of ibetam
    ibetam Male 18-29
    51 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 3:39 am
    i know f all bout either of em, youtube don`t even work past my netgear firewall, so f em both lol
  53. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4006 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 3:50 am
    Idiot Idiot Idiot!

    When campaigning against something and making a video out of it because you have a message to say, follow the following etiquette:

    "Don`t swear to make your argument valid."
    A swear word may be used, appropriately, but "F*ck VIACOM" and their "bull$hit lawsuit" should not constitute your first argument.

    Explain what has happened, in plain english, explain what the problem is, then give argument as to what you intend to do about it and what you want others to do about it.


    I watched 15 seconds, realized the guy knew nothing of what he was talking about because his first sentence included the word "F*ck" twice and immediately realized this guy was a total f*cking idiot.

  54. Profile photo of ClassOf10
    ClassOf10 Male 13-17
    101 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 6:42 am
    I don`t get it? I don`t see the big deal. They`re only seeing who views what and when. It`s not actually invading privacy. We gave that much up when we made a youtube account. IP addresses can`t show were you live/reside either. Idunno, maybe I`m just too apathetic.

    Viacom is trying to, oh idunno, enforce the law?!

  55. Profile photo of ClassOf10
    ClassOf10 Male 13-17
    101 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 6:44 am
    Nevermind!! I GET IT NOW! All those those retards who made fake accounts so that they could view the 18+ vids are getting all scared.

    lmao

    Although I`m pretty sure Viacom is only seeing who views the copyrighted stuff. The stuff that should be taken down in the first place. That`s their whole case, making Youtube enforce Copyright Infringement laws better.

  56. Profile photo of Turnshroud
    Turnshroud Female 18-29
    4225 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 7:19 am
    I agree that the swearing wasn`t neccessary but anyways...

    FIGHT THE MAN!

    All those who says we are a small force against a larger one....well guess what?? If CAN be done! All we need is hope. All we need is confidence! WE JUST GOTTA BELEIVE!!!!


    This CAN be done
    If we CAN we WILL fight to the last.

    FOR YOUTUBE AND THE INTEWEBZ!

  57. Profile photo of Turnshroud
    Turnshroud Female 18-29
    4225 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 7:20 am
    They invade our privacy

    This is the age of INTERNET, we need newer laws for this age

  58. Profile photo of SilverThread
    SilverThread Male 30-39
    3431 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 7:35 am
    He has a way with Words, especially the Four Letter Kind. I am on board with this if for no Other Reason Than to remind CORPORATE A$$WADS that the PEOPLE have the POWER in this World.
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    The_Maddog Male 30-39
    3369 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 8:48 am
    AKappy
    Male, 18-29, Western US
    2472 Posts Monday, July 07, 2008 9:27:55 PM
    The right to privacy is not in the Constitution. Anyone who thinks they have or are entitled to privacy these days doesn`t understand how the world works.
    -------------------------------------------------
    Sorry Akappy but neither do you then.I`m not American and I AM protected by privacy laws, yet Viacom can request my browsing history too. UK laws dont apply to you so American laws dont apply to me...but viacom thinks diffrently.
  60. Profile photo of ClassOf10
    ClassOf10 Male 13-17
    101 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 9:01 am
    I don`t understand what`s so violating about viewing browsing history?
  61. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9308 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 9:14 am
    Ryan, that`s just taking it out on an innocent receptionist. You`re being a royal jerk. If you wanna make a difference, you need to hit the source. Don`t waste time being an annoyance.
  62. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
    2616 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 9:40 am
    I`m just saying, privacy is an illusion these days. I paid attention enough in LAW370 (laws in technology) to have learned that.
  63. Profile photo of RyanF701
    RyanF701 Male 18-29
    2486 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 11:16 am
    "
    Ryan, that`s just taking it out on an innocent receptionist. You`re being a royal jerk. If you wanna make a difference, you need to hit the source. Don`t waste time being an annoyance."

    No, you don`t understand, that receptionist is the kingpin. It`s the perfect crime.

  64. Profile photo of jenneh
    jenneh Female 13-17
    460 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 11:50 am
    Was that a video of an angry chihuahua?..
  65. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 12:37 pm
    "The right to privacy is not in the Constitution. Anyone who thinks they have or are entitled to privacy these days doesn`t understand how the world works."
    Its not in the Constitution but the Supreme Court has granted it in someways.

    "Viacom is bigger than all of you, and so is Corporate America for that matter. SUCK IT UP!"
    Yes but Corporate America is bigger than Viacom. Many many companies want to see them fail, we can use their help.

    This guy is just a guy who brings popularity to the subject, in my master plans to not only re-modify the Copyright laws, but to also create a channel for all the old Viacom shows people want to see.

  66. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 12:41 pm
    We can`t get people to just stop watching. I will never give up ESPN which is owned by Disney which is basically owned by Viacom, BUT I can give it up for a short amount of time. If we gather enough people to give it up for a small amount of time we can`t hit their profits and make them say "Oh.... We`ll, we can set something up where we dont see your accounts AND maybe create our own youtube channel where we put shows and advertisement together"

    And 1 more thing AKappy, its not so much about privacy, but the legal status they have with this power. If they dont have the legal right to see what we see and upload (like Viacom content) we can`t have a suit against us for copyright blah blah blah. If they do have the right then they can have that suit.

  67. Profile photo of harrydick
    harrydick Male 18-29
    332 posts
    July 8, 2008 at 1:05 pm
    Whats a Viacom?
  68. Profile photo of matsch888
    matsch888 Male 18-29
    91 posts
    July 26, 2008 at 4:53 pm
    "its funny if they actually got a law suit around this. phone tapping and govermental spying is fine, but once they give out your ip adress its war"

    I would rather my information be known by the Government than a privately owned company.

  69. Profile photo of matsch888
    matsch888 Male 18-29
    91 posts
    July 26, 2008 at 4:55 pm
    Sooooo, why don`t we just log out before we watch videos like this?

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