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Romney’s Video Reinstated to YouTube After Copyright Infringement Claim

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YouTube pulled down then replaced Mitt Romney’s campaign spot “Political Payoffs and Middle Class Layoffs,” apparently finding a copyright infringement claim by BMG Rights Management to be baseless. The dispute was over a clip of President Obama’s crooning of a line of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. BMG owns the rights […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 25th, 2012 at 10:12 am

Universal Gets MegaUpload Video — and a News Story About It — Yanked from YouTube

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As the saga between Universal Music Group (UMG) and MegaUpload continues, YouTube is positioned right in the middle, and Tech News Today has been caught in the crossfire. MegaUpload is an online file storage, sharing, and delivery service; recently it posted Mega Song, a promotional video featuring Kanye West, Will.i.am, and Mary J. Blige, among […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

December 21st, 2011 at 10:19 am