Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Censorship on YouTube?

:: UPDATE :: YouTube has reinstated the video. Via Inside Catholic.

American Life League video removed from YouTube (CNA).
On Monday morning, American Life League (ALL) was informed by YouTube that one of its exposé videos on Planned Parenthood was evicted from their for its "inappropriate nature." Strangely enough, the ad that the ALL was criticizing remains on YouTube. ...

However, Sedlak does not think that the fault lies with YouTube alone, "Obviously, Planned Parenthood's attack dogs flagged our video to hide the truth, and YouTube caved to their pressure," he asserted.

Planned Parenthood has engaged in these types of organized campaigns in the past.

Most recently, the Golden Gate chapter of Planned Parenthood ran an e-mail campaign to have radio spots created by the U.S. Bishops promoting marriage taken off the air. The same radio ads were targeted in San Francisco and Seattle by the abortion provider.
Yes, it's all about freedom and liberty, of speech, of ideas, of perspectives ...

The yanked video can be viewed here.


Anonymous said...

The great thing is that you can always re-post the same video under as many pseudonyms as you want to. Moreover, you can continue to flag their own content. I realize it's a silly game, but persistence wins out. Nag, nag, nag.

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