YouTube, Scientology, and Censorship

Massive Takedown of Anti-Scientology Videos on YouTube: EFF

Over a period of twelve hours, between this Thursday night and Friday morning, American Rights Counsel LLC sent out over 4000 DMCA takedown notices to YouTube, all making copyright infringement claims against videos with content critical of the Church of Scientology. Clips included footage of Australian and German news reports about Scientology, A Message to Anonymous/Scientology, and footage from a Clearwater City Commission meeting. Many accounts were suspended by YouTube in response to multiple allegations of copyright infringement.
YouTube users responded with DMCA counter-notices. At this time, many of the suspended channels have been reinstated and many of the videos are back up. Whether or not American Rights Counsel, LLC represents the notoriously litigious Church of Scientology is unclear, but this would not be the first time that the Church of Scientology has used the DMCA to silence Scientology critics. The Church of Scientology DMCA complaints shut down the YouTube channel of critic Mark Bunker in June, 2008. Bunker’s account, XenuTV, was also among the channels shut down in this latest flurry of takedown notices.
fyi: this post is a follow up on: YouTube and the Global Agenda
re: copyright infringement notices
Take them down, put some back up, and some suspended. Two steps forward, one step back...but the message is clear and the 'silencing the critics' movement continues to grow at an alarming rate. compare: Thailand, Martial Law, and Quelling Dissent
Note that the battle lines are being drawn on the brewing "copyright infringement" issue, by which the nwo censors are apparently planning to make their stand with which to gain control of internet.
(In regard to copyrighted material, many websites and blogs, this one included, use excerpts from copyrighted material under what is known as the "Fair Use" law (see bottom of page), which allows the material to be used for social commenting, political discussion, etc. see: NWO Daze cont. 4th article)
*On a side note, Scientology is a powerful organization with deep pockets, very dark spiritually, and heavily vested in the goals of the coming global society.
Don't know anything about Scientology (also 'Narconon', which is a branch of Scientology)? see "Scientology in a nutshell": here (not an endorsement of any website, but fyi)
All the rules have changed people, for we are living in a period of what is now an open transition to a one-world government...anybody who will take an honest look will easily be able to see it. And it's not good...but must be faced just the same. Rev. 18:4
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Jeremiah 17:7 Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.

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