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YouTube tells user he can resolve copyright claim by contacting himself

YouTube Tells User He Can Directly Resolve Copyright Claim By Contacting Himself (via Techdirt) When bots handle copyright enforcement, things are sometimes going to get screwed up. YouTube’s various algorithms do a lot of heavy lifting, sorting through the thousands of hours of video being uploaded every minute. Sooner or…

Supreme Court declines case about YouTube music video gone wrong

Supreme Court declines case about YouTube music video gone wrong (via The Christian Science Monitor) A father locked in a bitter child visitation dispute chose a highly unorthodox way to express his mounting frustration with the legal system. He produced an edgy music video and posted it on YouTube. The…

YouTube tries to clean up its ‘barely literate’ comments section

YouTube, the Google-owned video sharing website, said Tuesday it was revamping its comments feed which some web users claimed had turned into a magnet for crude and vulgar postings. A YouTube blog post said those sharing videos will be able to use “new tools” to help filter out “unwelcome voices.”…

CUNY students say they will continue protesting ‘war criminal’ David Petraeus

Students at the City University of New York have said they will continue protesting against David Petraeus and pledged to “make his time in New York a living hell” after a video emerged showing the former general being hounded as he left the university on Monday. The footage, which went…

Creationist: Big Bang theory ‘bad science’ because it contradicts the Bible

The Big Bang theory is “bad science” because it contradicts the story of the creation of the world found in Genesis, according to World Net Daily contributor David Rives. “If you look at the science behind astronomy — the good science — it backs up what the Bible says, that…

‘Defined Lines’: Feminist parody of Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ re-emerges on YouTube after banning

A feminist parody of Robin Thicke’s controversial hit “Blurred Lines” has gone viral on YouTube after being briefly banned from the video-sharing website for being too raunchy. The spoof by three Auckland University law students titled “Defined Lines” satirises Thicke’s song with a music video that uses bare-chested males in…

Gun-loving, libtard-hating police chief accused of threatening city official

A suspended Pennsylvania police chief who gained national attention for posting gunfire- and profanity-filled videos on YouTube has now been accused of threatening a city official. Gilberton Police Chief Mark Kessler uploaded another video to YouTube on Monday. In the video, Kessler shoots at a picture of an evil “tyrant”…

Watch: Wisconsin Capitol police tackle man for photographing progressive protest

A photographer and activist was aggressively arrested at the Wisconsin Capitol on Monday during a daily singalong protest. Video of the incident uploaded to YouTube showed two police officers approaching Damon Terrell, who can be heard saying, “This is not illegal.” As Terrell backed away, one of the officers grabbed…

Russian TV anchor gets fired after coming out as gay on the air

A Russian TV personality came out on the air as a gay man and was fired within hours. According to Salon.com, however, 37-year-old Anton Krasovsky knew that his actions would have repercussions and was prepared for them. During a broadcast, Krasovsky looked straight into the camera and declared, “I’m gay,…

Watch: Where your poop goes after you flush it

In the video below from AsapSCIENCE, viewers can found out exactly what happens to their poop after it gets flushed down the toilet. It turns out that you might be bringing some of that crap right back into the house without even realizing it. AsapSCIENCE was founded by biologists Mitchell…

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