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Message 12484 - Posted: 6 Apr 2014, 9:20:13 UTC
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Since yesterday Sintel, the Blender Open movie made after Big Buck Bunny, shows like this on Youtube:


This is not the first time Sony has been removing content from the internet based on false claims. They get away with it with no fines whatsoever because they claim it was an accident. Let's see what happens this time.

A couple of news outlets picked it up too:
http://news.slashdot.org/story/14/04/06/007256/blender-foundation-video-taken-down-on-youtube-for-copyright-violation
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Blendernation/~3/kAyHPiNoPOA/

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Message 12493 - Posted: 6 Apr 2014, 23:15:42 UTC - in response to Message 12484.

I read about this. I really hope it's an accidental takedown from an automated system, otherwise, disgusting behaviour.

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Message 12496 - Posted: 7 Apr 2014, 21:04:07 UTC

Sintel is on-line. Thinking that it was an automated takedown http://www.blendernation.com/2014/04/07/sintel-restored-on-youtube-editorial/.


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