3 Count: Harlem Shook

Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: YouTube briefly took down FCC chairman Ajit Pai First off today, Sara Jeong at The Verge reports that a video featuring Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai doing the Harlem Shake was removed from YouTube following a copyright complaint by the song’s creator and label. Pai drew controversy this week for successfully pushing to have the FCC repeal its protections for net neutrality. As part of that push, Pai worked with The Daily Caller, a conservative news site, to create a video showing things that you can still do on the internet without net neutrality. Among the things he demoed was doing the Harlem Shake. However, the record label of the song behind the meme, Mad Decent, filed a copyright notice against the video, getting it removed. The Daily Caller was able to get the video restored seven hours later but the takedown sparked controversy about the…

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