Video Removed: Copyright Infringement I just got one of our favorite types of email: Code: from: YouTube <email@example.com> to: Church0fScientology date: Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 7:57 PM subject: Video Removed: Copyright Infringement mailed-by youtube.com signed-by youtube.com Dear Member: This is to notify you that we have removed or disabled access to the following material as a result of a third-party notification by ACOS Broadcasting Corp. claiming that this material is infringing: DMCA Abuse by Scientology: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF9Um2GwgMQ Please Note: Repeat incidents of copyright infringement will result in the deletion of your account and all videos uploaded to that account. In order to prevent this from happening, please delete any videos to which you do not own the rights, and refrain from uploading additional videos that infringe on the copyrights of others. For more information about YouTube's copyright policy, please read the Copyright Tips guide. If you elect to send us a counter notice, please go to our Help Center to access the instructions. Please note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability. Sincerely, YouTube, Inc. I just filed the counter notice. Also: Code: Account Status: Copyright Your account is not in good standing. A few more of these and the account gets auto-disabled again. For anyone who hasnt read the idiocy that is youtubes dmca and counter notice b/s: http://www.google.com/support/youtube/bin/answer.py?answer=59826#dmca UPDATE: OS's original complaint filing to YouTube: UPDATE 2, Ollie threatens me with legal bs: Ollie just threatened me with legal attack. Can anyone find the thread that it was actually made in? The video was made on here like most of the others. I forwarded his new email and an explanation of things to the eff and the aclu. I will be contacting them again later today to see if they are willing to help. If anyone else wants to contact the eff and aclu and anyone else like them and try and get them involved, please do. UPDATE 3 Ollie again I responded: UPDATE 4, Another email from Ollie: So now he claims to have purchased that part of the video.