announces new name:

Bypass censorship by sharing this link:
Image: announces new name:

(Natural News) is changing to a name name and new domain:

The good news is that all your videos and user accounts are automatically and seamlessly mirrored at the new domain, as well as remaining hosted at the original domain (

All video pages and video embeds will auto-forward for the next six months. Existing comments will also auto-forward, although we should all expect some glitches during the transition.

All your videos that play at URLs should already be playing at URLs, using the exact same video ID, channel name, etc.

As explained in the video below, this name change was necessary in order to protect the platform brand and expand into other areas such as social media and feature films. Although we registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), our intellectual property attorneys told us that we would not be able to defend the name “” because it was too generic. There are also thousands of existing trademarks incorporating the word “real,” and even though none of those trademarks exist in the category of online video platforms, other trademark holders could easily sue and claim a “natural expansion” of their existing categories.

Our legal counsel urged us to switch to a new, unique name, warning that if we didn’t, we could easily spend $500K in legal bills over the next five years attempting to defend the name. We checked with several trademark and intellectual property attorneys, and they all agreed with the assessment.

Switching to a completely new name now allows us to spend our resources on new features rather than fighting legal battles involving trademarks. This is why we made the decision: So that we can focus on building new features and growing into an increasingly popular pro-liberty online video community. One of the most important features we need is a standalone, independent comment system. The current comment engine is driven by Disqus, which has a nasty habit of censoring certain end users for no apparent reason (and outside of our control).

The next features we’ll launch include an improved search (already done), playlists (nearly done) and RSS feeds (in progress).

“Brighteon” means a bright era for humanity

The new name “Brighteon” means a “bright eon” or bright future. It is a completely unique name that we plan to strongly brand and expand into other areas of free speech expression. The video platform, for example, will build out a simple messaging system in 2019, transforming it into a video + Twitter-like social media platform.

Brighteon Films, a division of Brighteon, will launch independent films and documentaries, with the first such documentary being Biosludged. (To be released in just a couple of weeks now.) We are also working to attract other independent filmmakers who wish to release their films on this platform.

We’re also working on video streaming solutions that we hope to roll out in early 2019, allowing independent media to stream live videos through the Brighteon platform.

Watch the full explanation video here, which covers technical aspects of the name change, the timeline for the switchover and additional reasons behind our decision to make this change for the benefit of everyone who uses this platform.

Receive Our Free Email Newsletter

Get independent news alerts on natural cures, food lab tests, cannabis medicine, science, robotics, drones, privacy and more.

About the author: Mike Adams (aka the “Health Ranger“) is a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on called “Food Forensics“), an environmental scientist, a patent holder for a cesium radioactive isotope elimination invention, a multiple award winner for outstanding journalism, a science news publisher and influential commentator on topics ranging from science and medicine to culture and politics. Follow his videos, podcasts, websites and science projects at the links below.

Mike Adams serves as the founding editor of and the lab science director of an internationally accredited (ISO 17025) analytical laboratory known as CWC Labs. There, he was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for achieving extremely high accuracy in the analysis of toxic elements in unknown water samples using ICP-MS instrumentation. Adams is also highly proficient in running liquid chromatography, ion chromatography and mass spectrometry time-of-flight analytical instrumentation. He has also achieved numerous laboratory breakthroughs in the programming of automated liquid handling robots for sample preparation and external standards prep.

The U.S. patent office has awarded Mike Adams patent NO. US 9526751 B2 for the invention of “Cesium Eliminator,” a lifesaving invention that removes up to 95% of radioactive cesium from the human digestive tract. Adams has pledged to donate full patent licensing rights to any state or national government that needs to manufacture the product to save human lives in the aftermath of a nuclear accident, disaster, act of war or act of terrorism. He has also stockpiled 10,000 kg of raw material to manufacture Cesium Eliminator in a Texas warehouse, and plans to donate the finished product to help save lives in Texas when the next nuclear event occurs. No independent scientist in the world has done more research on the removal of radioactive elements from the human digestive tract.

Adams is a person of color whose ancestors include Africans and American Indians. He is of Native American heritage, which he credits as inspiring his “Health Ranger” passion for protecting life and nature against the destruction caused by chemicals, heavy metals and other forms of pollution.

Adams is the author of the world’s first book that published ICP-MS heavy metals analysis results for foods, dietary supplements, pet food, spices and fast food. The book is entitled Food Forensics and is published by BenBella Books.

In his laboratory research, Adams has made numerous food safety breakthroughs such as revealing rice protein products imported from Asia to be contaminated with toxic heavy metals like lead, cadmium and tungsten. Adams was the first food science researcher to document high levels of tungsten in superfoods. He also discovered over 11 ppm lead in imported mangosteen powder, and led an industry-wide voluntary agreement to limit heavy metals in rice protein products.

In addition to his lab work, Adams is also the (non-paid) executive director of the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (CWC), an organization that redirects 100% of its donations receipts to grant programs that teach children and women how to grow their own food or vastly improve their nutrition. Through the non-profit CWC, Adams also launched Nutrition Rescue, a program that donates essential vitamins to people in need. Click here to see some of the CWC success stories.

With a background in science and software technology, Adams is the original founder of the email newsletter technology company known as Arial Software. Using his technical experience combined with his love for natural health, Adams developed and deployed the content management system currently driving He also engineered the high-level statistical algorithms that power, a massive research resource featuring over 10 million scientific studies.

Adams is well known for his incredibly popular consumer activism video blowing the lid on fake blueberries used throughout the food supply. He has also exposed “strange fibers” found in Chicken McNuggets, fake academic credentials of so-called health “gurus,” dangerous “detox” products imported as battery acid and sold for oral consumption, fake acai berry scams, the California raw milk raids, the vaccine research fraud revealed by industry whistleblowers and many other topics.

Adams has also helped defend the rights of home gardeners and protect the medical freedom rights of parents. Adams is widely recognized to have made a remarkable global impact on issues like GMOs, vaccines, nutrition therapies, human consciousness.

In addition to his activism, Adams is an accomplished musician who has released over fifteen popular songs covering a variety of activism topics.

Click here to read a more detailed bio on Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, at

Find more science, news, commentary and inventions from the Health Ranger at:

Diaspora: (uncensored social network)



Online store:

#1 Bestselling Science Book Food Forensics:



Health Ranger’s science lab

Health Ranger bio

Search engine: