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KTVU Is Trying To Erase The ‘Sum Ting Wong’ & ‘Ho Lee Fuk’ Incident From YouTube

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San Francisco's KTVU is trying to rewrite history on YouTube, with the help of copyright laws.

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YouTube Stepping Up The Takedowns, Even If They Make No Sense

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Lately YouTube has been all about the takedowns. Here's why that's bad, to say the least.

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Hotfile Shows Majority Of Its Downloads Are Legit

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/1731791_dcc6eb0906.jpg"></a>The MPAA has been trying to take out Hotfile <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/03/next-on-mpaas-hit-list-hotfile/">for about a year now</a>, with limited success, largely because Hotfile is not run by an insane man who calls himself Kim Dotcom (the founder of Megaupload <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gaming/2012/01/megaupload-founder-kim-dotcom-is-the-worlds-best-modern-warfare-3-player/">the world's best Modern Warware 3</a>) but rather a CEO who is actually trying to work with these people to address their concerns, only to get slapped in the face constantly.

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EA Gives Gay-Hatin' Trolls The Finger

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Remember when we reported on <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2012/03/anti-gay-group-hilariously-freaks-out-over-the-old-republic">the Florida Family Association having the vapors</a> over characters of the same gender in a video game tastefully implied to be doing it.

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Next On MPAA's Hit List: HotFile

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/hotfile-com-logo.png"></a>One of the problems with the whole Megaupload debacle is that even as the site was being shut down, it was revealed that <a href="http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2012/01/megaupload-wasnt-just-for-pirates-angry-users-out-of-luck-for-now.ars">a lot of its customers were actually legit</a> and just trying to get the fourth quarter spreadsheets to their boss in a timely manner.

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Did Warner Brothers Break The Law With Avalanche Of DMCA Takedown Notices?

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Fun fact: the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), better known as the YouTube Ruining Law, allows movie studios to issue takedown notices for media posted on the Internet.

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Matt Damon Heroically Will Not Allow You To Trash Teachers

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We interrupt your regularly scheduled light-hearted fare for something slightly heavier.


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