They make them for the very reason it's now the topic of a forum thread; to reach as many people as possible. Pretty soon you have a much bigger segment of people considering the possibilities.. and then we also know who will receive the blame! It's a crazy, paranoid world.
I can't watch the video because at my current access speed it would take about 3 days to download. What's in it? If it's site restrictions they are already happening. I am sick of going to sites where I am not allowed to view. So far, those have included youtube videos and certain news sites.
I'm sure it does upset certain segments of even the american population. But I don't think those kind of people have as much power as they think they do, and what they have got is forever dwindling (largely due to the internet.)
As long as the internet is good for business, it'll stay open is my guess.