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YouTube Threatens To Remove Scientist's Account Over AIDS Deniers' DMCA Claims 268

First time accepted submitter EwanPalmer writes "YouTube is threatening to remove the account of a scientist who made a series of videos debunking claims made in an AIDS denialist movie over copyright infringement disagreement. Myles Power is claiming the producers of controversial 2009 documentary House of Numbers are attempting to censor him by submitting bogus DMCA claims against him. He says his movies do not breach copyright laws because his films are educational and therefore fair use. The 'AIDS denialist' documentary makers say they instead amounted to 'propaganda.'"
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YouTube Threatens To Remove Scientist's Account Over AIDS Deniers' DMCA Claims

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  • by flyneye ( 84093 ) on Tuesday February 18, 2014 @08:27AM (#46274559) Homepage

    A fine example of why you cant possibly own intangible goods.
    You can pretend you own intangible goods, but, then someone will have the same idea and use it, share it and talk about it.
    Quit pretending other own ideas you have or have heard. Use them. Ignore copyright till it goes away. Abuse it and those who utilize it.
    The world needs to take back its brains, by force if necessary. This ridiculous charade has gone on long enough and enough manpower and time has been wasted to make it all so not worth it to continue the charade.
    Face it, the only people who REALLY use copyright are our enemies. There may be a few foolish individuals who will wise up and get with the program, but major corporations really need to fall and break into thousands of tiny pieces that amount to a widespread redistribution of wealth in a healthy, natural way. Stockholders and corporate officers should be outed and castigated publicly. Make intellectual property as popular as bubonic plague and watch the world bloom into a better place to live.
    Real Property IS the ONLY property with any REAL value. The rest is all in some morons head.

In seeking the unattainable, simplicity only gets in the way. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982