YouTube Mars Footage Was Removed as Infringement Added: Sunday, August 12th, 2012
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The entertainment industry has ordered to remove a video of dramatic footage from the Mars Curiosity landing from the largest streaming service in the world – YouTube. A news agency has claimed that the rights to taxpayer-funded probe footage belongs to them and sent a takedown notice to YouTube, demanding to ban the film from NASA’s official website.
Motherboard’s Alex Pasternack found out that an hour after Curiosity’s landing, NASA’s official YouTube channel had posted a 13-minute excerpt of the stream. However, only 10 minutes later the video in question had been taken down under the request of news agency which claimed that NASA was a pirate and that all of its Martian bases belong to them.
According to YouTube, the video contained material from Scripps Local News, and the company blocked it on copyright grounds. In the meantime, Alex Pasternack points out that the takedown notice boils down to a $2.5 billion taxpayer-funded NASA project, which was shown on a NASA-made public domain and published on NASA’s official YouTube channel, but was blocked under a copyright claim from some private news company.
Later, a spokesperson for the news company apologized for what they say was an “accidental takedown”. They claimed they made a mistake and did their best to make the video viewable again. It is still unclear how anyone could have thought they owned the video in the first place, and how someone got away without consequences after making such a bogus claim.
By the way, it wasn’t the first time NASA footage got blocked by way of copyright antics. According to NASA’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Communications, similar claims emerge at least every month, usually relating to popular videos.
For instance, Scripps claimed that it owned a video of the NASA’s Space Shuttle being flown atop a 747. In some cases, the videos that aren’t blocked get slapped with adverts from the fraudulent claimant. Cooperating with YouTube aimed at avoiding the automatic disabling of videos hasn’t helped so far. It looks like someone is trying to play YouTube’s system, getting as much videos taken offline as possible. For instance, someone’s video of foraging for salad in a field was removed because the media company Rumblefish claimed to own the birdsong! This shows that YouTube’s system is biased in favor of complainants while ignoring “fair use” provisions.
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Sunday, August 12th, 2012
|posted by (2012-08-12 20:16:31)|
|Well nasa makes no sence moving of moving the video, when they already did a documentary about the miission, Which has already been aired on television.|
|posted by (2012-08-12 21:32:10)|
|I remember Bush saying somthing like, "we wont let them take our freedom" this was said in the wake of 911.|
So instead lets let big business take our freedom. The enemy is closer than some think.
If tax payers fund it how the hell can big business insist we cant view the data on a free medium like youtube. The system makes me sick. Scum.
|WTF..... 2.5 BILLION TAX PAYERS MONEY and some POS News Agency claims the video is theirs which they originally got from NASA and then claim oops we made a mistake... BULL SHYTE..|
Anyone who gets sued by POS azzholes from MPAA use this as a valid defense as evidence of the out right stupidity of what is going on with the "entertainment Industry"..
It is clear these POS need to talk to Jim Carey's Mr. Azzhole in Ace Ventura..
|Just another example of how copyright infringement is a one sided policy,in a just system the whistle blowers who made the false claim of ownership should be the ones penalised as without such counter measures every video on youtube and other sites can have a take down notice even if they do not have proof of ownership or copyright to substantiate the claim.Its almost as laughable as the windows 7 advert in which actors all make the claim,`I made this`,when in fact the difference between vista and win7 was merely an addition of 30 or so new programs most of which were adopted from windows work with Suse Linux,which is why more and more we are seeing windows turning into a Mac/Linux looking operating system,its still a vulnerable,half arsed operating system but now it has better widgets.|
|posted by (2012-08-13 01:06:12)|
|yep me an some other user has also had this issue cause of youtubs flagging feature. because of it ANY one can claim copy rights on ANY video posted. and get away with it.|
|well let us all pray that they all start getting into a pissing match and screw each other around instead of the common man|
|posted by (2012-08-13 22:15:14)|
|O!! no it`s the land of the free ??????????????|
|has anyone seen the pic from NASA where most of the pic is blacked out ........ very interesting why we can't see ...... but why wouldn't they land by the face or the other pyramids.......... something is very wrong||
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