YouTube in Political Tug-of-War

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NEW YORK YouTube can’t seem to avoid the political fray. Two weeks ago, NBC demanded the popular video venue pull an Obama ad that incorporated pieces of its news content without authorization. Now, the McCain camp has complained to the Google-owned site that it has “silenced political speech” because it has been too quick to pull the trigger on takedown notices of election ads and video clips by those claiming copyright infringement.

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