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Google ordered to remove anti-Islamic film from YouTube
http://news.yahoo.com/ ^ | 02/26/2014 | Jonathan Stempel and Dan Levine

Posted on 02/26/2014 10:22:33 AM PST by massmike

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday ordered Google Inc to remove from its YouTube video-sharing website an anti-Islamic film that had sparked protests across the Muslim world.

By a 2-1 vote, a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday rejected Google's assertion that the removal of the film "Innocence of Muslims," amounted to a prior restraint of speech that violated the U.S. Constitution.

The plaintiff, Cindy Lee Garcia, had objected to the film after learning that it incorporated a clip she had made for a different movie, which had been partially dubbed and in which she appeared to be asking: "Is your Mohammed a child molester?"

Representatives for Google could not immediately be reached for comment.

Cris Armenta, a lawyer for Garcia, said she is delighted with the decision.

"Ordering YouTube and Google to take down the film was the right thing to do," Armenta said in an email. "The propaganda film differs so radically from anything that Ms. Garcia could have imagined when the director told her that she was being cast in the innocent adventure film."

The controversial film, billed as a film trailer, depicted the Prophet Mohammed as a fool and a sexual deviant. It sparked a torrent of anti-American unrest among Muslims in Egypt, Libya and other countries in 2012.

That outbreak coincided with an attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya. U.S. and other foreign embassies were also stormed in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

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KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghazilies; benghazimovie; copyright; copyrightcase; google; innocenceofmuslims
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1 posted on 02/26/2014 10:22:33 AM PST by massmike
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To: massmike

I have used Google in a long time. I use Duck Duck Go.


2 posted on 02/26/2014 10:24:34 AM PST by gattaca (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: gattaca

have NOT, long day


3 posted on 02/26/2014 10:24:58 AM PST by gattaca (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: massmike

Damn the left wing press. STILL peddling the lie that it was a “spontaneous reaction to an anti-Muslim video.” LONG disproven, and yet they still lie to cover Zero’s backside. Disgusting.


4 posted on 02/26/2014 10:25:16 AM PST by gemoftheocean (...geez, this all seems so straight forward and logical to me...)
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To: massmike

wow


5 posted on 02/26/2014 10:25:20 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: massmike

Sparked protests did it?

Nice propaganda, yahoo.


6 posted on 02/26/2014 10:25:33 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: massmike
Wow, the MSM still pushing the lie that a video was the cause of the Benghazi massacre. Repeat a lie often enough...
7 posted on 02/26/2014 10:25:42 AM PST by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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To: gemoftheocean

Facts don’t affect their narratives


8 posted on 02/26/2014 10:26:03 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: massmike

now we see why the democrats/socialist love Islam so much

Islam is destroying freedom of speech in America

and democrats hate freedom so they love Islam


9 posted on 02/26/2014 10:26:28 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: massmike
*The controversial film, billed as a film trailer, depicted the Prophet Mohammed as a fool and a sexual deviant.*

SO, WHAT ARE THEY UPSET ABOUT? Isn't this the very foundation of their religion?

10 posted on 02/26/2014 10:26:38 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: massmike

Misleading headline. This was a copyright infringement case.


11 posted on 02/26/2014 10:27:03 AM PST by Borges
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To: massmike; All


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12 posted on 02/26/2014 10:27:29 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: PATRIOT1876

OH, so it was a Documentary?


13 posted on 02/26/2014 10:30:31 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massmike

9th circus court.


14 posted on 02/26/2014 10:30:32 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: massmike

freedom of speech is dying

without freedom of speech the USA won’t be a free country much longer

i fear for what these socialists/democrats and Islamics will do to this country and our opportunity to even survive or live my life the way i want to


15 posted on 02/26/2014 10:30:40 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Borges
Misleading headline. This was a copyright infringement case.

Then the plaintiff has a case against the producers of the film, not Google.
16 posted on 02/26/2014 10:32:57 AM PST by slumber1 (Moderation is overrated)
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To: Borges

+1 ... not getting hoodwinked.


17 posted on 02/26/2014 10:33:17 AM PST by Usagi_yo (Standardization is an Evolutionary dead end.)
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To: massmike
That outbreak coincided with an attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya. U.S. and other foreign embassies were also stormed in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

I was initially puzzled by what might have prompted Ms Garcia to file this legal challenge, since it has nothing to do with "normalizing" illegal immigrants and their ongoing invasion.

This statement makes it all clear.

The Obamamaniac lying scum are just adding to their fantasy defense of the Benghazi debacle, for "the record," such as it is.

I wonder who paid for this legal maneuvering?

18 posted on 02/26/2014 10:33:18 AM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: PATRIOT1876

Mohammed the prophet of Islam raped many little girls and at the age of 53 mohamad married a 6 year old girl named aisha. this is the whole foundation of Islam as you said:

http://www.faithfreedom.org/


19 posted on 02/26/2014 10:33:36 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Democrat_media
9th Circuit Chief Judge Alex Kozinski said Garcia.....already faced "serious threats against her life,"

Religion of peace my arse!

20 posted on 02/26/2014 10:34:39 AM PST by massmike (If I like my tagline,I can keep it! Obama said so..........)
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To: gemoftheocean
That outbreak coincided with an attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya. U.S. and other foreign embassies were also stormed in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

 

Outright lies like this will be used in getting Hillary "What difference does it make" Clinton elected in 2016. The media can re-write history to claim whatever they want. Facts? Hell, they can be scrubbed off the net or ruled against by black robed thugs.

21 posted on 02/26/2014 10:34:59 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: massmike

Whereas I don’t agree with removing this video, the basis for the case and decision has nothing to do with Muslim sensibilities.

It is more related to breach or contract, good faith dealing among those involved in making the video.


22 posted on 02/26/2014 10:35:41 AM PST by ifinnegan
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To: massmike

They didn’t order it removed because it was offensive to Muslims. They ordered it removed because the Actress who’s image they used, didn’t know how her image would be used.

There is nothing stopping someone else from recreating this with willing actors.


23 posted on 02/26/2014 10:36:01 AM PST by DannyTN
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To: massmike

They didn’t order it removed because it was offensive to Muslims. They ordered it removed because the Actress who’s image they used, didn’t know how her image would be used.

There is nothing stopping someone else from recreating this with willing actors.


24 posted on 02/26/2014 10:36:01 AM PST by DannyTN
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To: massmike

Misleading caption trick header
Without going to the link but the summary this sounds like the court ruling was about proprietary rights (copyright) not about content of material.


25 posted on 02/26/2014 10:36:09 AM PST by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: Borges

“Misleading headline. This was a copyright infringement case.”

Yes.


26 posted on 02/26/2014 10:36:44 AM PST by ifinnegan
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To: Borges
Misleading headline. This was a copyright infringement case.

Not really.
The woman does not own the movie copyright.

It's the Obama/Soros/propaganda machine, desperately trying to rewrite history.

Clumsily, I might add. They couldn't find a muslim Obamabot to do it for them, instead of a wetback?

27 posted on 02/26/2014 10:36:48 AM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: mosesdapoet

sure it had nothing to do with Islam nor benghazi, no politics, just copyright . bs


28 posted on 02/26/2014 10:38:19 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: massmike

See tagline.


29 posted on 02/26/2014 10:38:44 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Mohammed was a pedophile and Islam is a Totalitarian Death Cult.)
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To: massmike; Republicanprofessor; Ron H.; All

Even Mrs. Bill Clinton’s blamed Video in her 2012 Benghazi Murders Coverup?


30 posted on 02/26/2014 10:38:46 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: mosesdapoet

sure it had nothing to do with Islam nor benghazi, no politics, just copyright . bs it had EVERYTHING to do with Islam , politics , benghazi.


31 posted on 02/26/2014 10:39:19 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: massmike

nice! So I guess all the Anti-Christian and Anti-Jew videos will also have to go?

Right?


32 posted on 02/26/2014 10:41:29 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: gemoftheocean
Damn the left wing press. STILL peddling the lie that it was a “spontaneous reaction to an anti-Muslim video.” LONG disproven, and yet they still lie to cover Zero’s backside. Disgusting.

And THAT'S the issue that everyone should focus on.....not whether this was or wasn't about copyright infringement...

33 posted on 02/26/2014 10:42:26 AM PST by massmike (If I like my tagline,I can keep it! Obama said so..........)
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To: massmike

Quick! Download your copy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtJUze7NeR8

Notice, I said “Download”. It’s not worth the time to actually watch it.


34 posted on 02/26/2014 10:45:06 AM PST by cynwoody
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To: Democrat_media; massmike
Democrat_media:".. Islam is destroying freedom of speech in America
and democrats hate freedom so they love Islam "

It's all about mindless SUBMISSION !

35 posted on 02/26/2014 10:46:46 AM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: massmike

Not sure what the point is, the cat is out of the bag.

If anyone is curious:

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=cda_1347507079


36 posted on 02/26/2014 10:47:26 AM PST by Born to Conserve
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To: cynwoody

it’s actually factually correct and hilarious in its mocking of muhammad. i love that video and will download

https://www.youtube.com/verify_controversy?next_url=/watch%3Fv%3DjtJUze7NeR8

just cause it’s not quality graphics doesn’t mean it should be saved. they fear that video


37 posted on 02/26/2014 10:47:52 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: massmike

Hmmm.. Hillary is about to make a “major policy speech” or something..


38 posted on 02/26/2014 10:49:17 AM PST by cardinal4
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To: Democrat_media

Then when the crazy Islamist cut their heads off I’ll yawn. Stoopid Democrats!


39 posted on 02/26/2014 10:51:15 AM PST by Fledermaus (If we here in TN can't get rid of the worthless Lamar, it's over.)
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To: massmike
The plaintiff, Cindy Lee Garcia, had objected to the film after learning that it incorporated a clip she had made for a different movie...

This appears to be a case of improper use of Garcia's Intellectual Property. True, the plaintiff didn't like the "propaganda" virtues of the video, but the fact of the matter it was hers and someone else took it without permission, regardless of how it was used.

40 posted on 02/26/2014 10:51:32 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: massmike

Sure. And all the anti-Christian films are going too, right?


41 posted on 02/26/2014 10:51:38 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

they used that as an excuse to get it banned. the ultimate reason video removed : Islam


42 posted on 02/26/2014 10:55:58 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: massmike

If the actor signed a release this is a horrible decision. Documentary and news producers frequently mislead participants as to the ultimate position and message of the final product. Under this reasoning most of Michael Moore’s movies could be censored. This is nothing but government censorship.


43 posted on 02/26/2014 10:59:52 AM PST by circlecity
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To: massmike

Yet muslims are complaining about a Katy Perry video and we all know that isn’t going anywhere.


44 posted on 02/26/2014 11:02:19 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Fledermaus

many democrats like obama , harry ried and the male news reporters will submit and put on burkas to become wives for the Muslims males , to avoid beheading


45 posted on 02/26/2014 11:03:18 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

yes agree


46 posted on 02/26/2014 11:04:36 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Democrat_media

Maybe so. IP infringement is the bigger matter to me. Would the video been ordered to be pulled if there wasn’t an infringement? Or, put another way, if the was an IP infringement and the video was not “anti-Islamic,” would it have been pulled?

I do know that YouTube pulls non-offensive videos all the time for Copyright Infringement, so I’m not jumping on the “prior restraint” bandwagon, even if the decision was filled with phrases that support pulling it because it offended Muslim slime.


47 posted on 02/26/2014 11:04:50 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: circlecity

Garcia “made” the video, whatever that means, and presumably did not sign any release. This appears to be simple Copyright Infringement. I don’t know why Google resisted it.


48 posted on 02/26/2014 11:07:31 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: massmike
The charade continues.
49 posted on 02/26/2014 11:09:13 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (If Barack Hussein Obama entertains a thought that he does not verbalize, is it still a lie?)
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To: massmike

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xtk8hd_innocence-of-muslims-movie-muslims-don-t-want-people-to-see_shortfilms


50 posted on 02/26/2014 11:10:27 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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