It's a good practice to save and back-up potential evidentiary video for these reasons. We shouldn't rely on third parties for archiving....
This is 1 of 10 tips found here
.... you might have seen them floating around on emails and at zuccotti, but have a look over them to possibly improve how we collect this documentation and please feel free to improve the tips based on your own experiences and knowledge with feedback. Let's enhance how we protect people and end police brutality with cameras by improving our practices before, during and after demonstrations like yesterday! Including storage...
On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 1:21 PM, Nikolas Gelormino <email@example.com>
Hello, I have heard rumors of youtube vids of arrests and protests disappearing from the web. Has anyone else experienced this?
Sorry, not trying to fearmonger, i just noticed a few clips were offline and then i heard orwellian mumbling amongst friends.
if this is happening we must protect and archive footage asap.
dont let the fuckers grind us down.