>> Wednesday, January 14, 2009
A copyright owner has claimed it owns some or all of the audio content in your video My First Chest Waxing. The audio content identified in your video is Crazy by Gnarls Barkley. We regret to inform you that your video has been blocked from playback due to a music rights issue.”
Oh come on! Is there really some lawyer trolling YouTube looking for this stuff? Yes, I used Crazy - it’s a fitting song when one is getting all of his chest hair ripped out. I cut it up and used parts of it - I didn’t play it from start to finish. And it’s not like I’m using it to somehow make money. My YouTube account has officially made my $0.00. I actually used the song off their CD that I purchased. That’s like Canon saying every photo I make with my Canon camera is property of Canon (OK, I know that’s a stretch, but COME ON!).
Now my list of videos on YouTube looks like this:
Thank you, Facebook! Screw you, Gnarls Barkley!
I hope Kanye West doesn't come after me for this: