Twitter removes video Eric Trump posted over copyright complaint

Twitter removes video Eric Trump posted over copyright complaint
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Twitter has removed a video posted by Eric TrumpEric Frederick TrumpEric Trump shares manipulated photo of Ice Cube and 50 Cent in Trump hats Rally crowd chants 'lock him up' as Trump calls Biden family 'a criminal enterprise' Twitter removes Trump COVID advisor tweet that questioned use of masks MORE on Wednesday night for a copyright violation.

The video in question featured the faces of President TrumpDonald John TrumpFox News president, top anchors advised to quarantine after coronavirus exposure: report Six notable moments from Trump and Biden's '60 Minutes' interviews Biden on attacks on mental fitness: Trump thought '9/11 attack was 7/11 attack' MORE and his allies superimposed over Roy Williams and University of North Carolina basketball players.

"Per our copyright policy, we respond to valid copyright complaints sent to us by a copyright owner or their authorized representatives," a Twitter spokesperson told The Hill on Thursday.


Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, social media platforms can be held liable if they do not remove infringing content.

According to Harvard's Lumen database, which keeps track of and analyzes DMCA notices, the University of North Carolina Athletics filed a complaint over the video earlier Thursday.

This is not the first time a Trump family member has had content taken down over copyright infringement.

The president has had posts using Nickelback music and Game of Thrones imagery taken down in the past.

While Trump's supporters have often cried foul over such removals, social media platforms remove posts from users all across the political spectrum over copyright infringement.