MediaPost: Film critic’s YouTube channel shut down over copyright allegations

Kevin Lee’s use of short film clips as part of his video reviews would normally be regarded as fair use, but several complaints about his channel forced YouTube to protect itself under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

“[I]t seems as if perfectly lawful clips are being silenced at the whim of copyright owners who don’t like the thought of anyone other than themselves posting content,” writes MediaPost’s Wendy Davis.

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