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|Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:45 pm Post subject: Prop 8 trial to be uploaded to YouTube
|Prop 8 trial to be uploaded to YouTube
By Jennifer Vanasco, editor in chief, 365gay.com
01.06.2010 4:24pm EST
A federal judge in San Francisco has approved the video recording of the Prop 8 trial, set to begin Monday.
Progressive organizations, including the Courage Campaign, had advocated for live webstreaming or televising. Prop 8 supporters argued against it, saying that they worried anti-gay witnesses would face intimidation or harassment.
The judge says that the court will record the trial and then upload it to YouTube. There is no word on whether it will be uploaded daily or at a later date.
A federal judge in San Francisco has approved the televising of the Prop 8 trial, set to begin on Monday. While there will be no live broadcast by outside media, the trial will be recorded by the court and then made available on YouTube.
According to the court, the trial will be recorded by the court and then made available on YouTube. Media groups wanted the trial to be broadcast live, but the judge rejected that request.
For more information about the dispute and other developments–including the ability to tweet and have computers, see our other coverage.