The story started on Oct 2, 2017
In the video, he states that he will donate all the ad revenue from the video to the cause. He raised more than $280000.
As of Oct 9, the video is still demonetized.
Here is the reaction of another YouTube personality - Philip DeFranco
Why is this interesting ?
For me, this is an example of how Google is destroying part of its business.
Both built their fortunes largely hand in hand with the video sharing site.
DeFranko started a News Network this May, Casey has a successful media production company.
They know their business and are suffering from YouTube's new policies.
Why should we care ?
If these guys start expanding their online presence on the blockchain, that could be a win for Steem.
We should ask ourselves - what are the things that stop them from doing it and maybe focus some of our work there.
Even if they reject the blockchain, there is a lot that we can learn from their work and how they built their successful online business.