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Several weeks ago, I spoke with GWU law professor Jeffrey Rosen about my curious experiences with YouTube’s mystery censors. Longtime readers will remember the battle over “First, They Came.” For the past two years, my attempts to re-upload the little video about the Mohammed Cartoons and violent jihad were blocked. Other users were able to […]
Thug singer Akon, famous for molesting or assaulting young fans at his concerts, says he’ll leave the country if Barack Obama loses. Because he’s, you know, afraid: If he [Obama] doesn’t get into office, I’m gonna change my citizenship. I’m moving back to Africa. You can hold me to that. I’m afraid to live there […]
“I’ve had it up to here.”
Universal Music Group is at it again: Another heavy-handed crackdown on a YouTube user.
…sorry that he got caught! And now he’s got a brand-new song passing the buck and deflecting blame for his crude stage sex act with an underage girl in Trinidad. He blames the girl’s father, the Trinidad nightclub where he sandwiched the girl, and Verizon Wireless for pulling sponsorship of his concert tour with Gwen […]
R&B “artist” Akon doesn’t seem to have learned from his past on-stage debacle. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports that he had one of his security guards hunt down a boy in the audience who supposedly threw something at the performer. Brought onto the stage at a Fishkill concert, the boy was plopped down in front of […]
The Hot Air video report on Akon that Universal Music Group didn’t want you to see is now back up on YouTube. That’s right. The music giant and the video-sharing site (who happen to be “strategic partners“) have backed down: We originally posted the Hot Air report to YouTube on May 2. On May 3, […]