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 TrumpMary Trump calls Donald Trump Jr. her 'stupidest' relative Eric Trump lawyer in New York attorney general's fraud case quits Eric Trump to speak at conference led by prominent anti-vaxxers MORE on Wednesday night for a copyright violation.

The video in question featured the faces of President TrumpDonald TrumpTexas announces election audit in four counties after Trump demand Schumer sets Monday showdown on debt ceiling-government funding bill Pennsylvania AG sues to block GOP subpoenas in election probe 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.