Well just as soon as the 10 minute upload limit was enabled, there is a way for legitimate uploaders to avoid it. You can now be a Director with YouTube. Here are some of the benefits:
Finally we see some monitization from YouTube. Hopefully this will allow them to stay afloat and now be down so much. This is going to be a great service for podcasts to host their video podcasts for free as well. The Director program is free, but is subject to YouTube approving your application. Sign up today to become a YouTube Director.