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The AVGN Youtube Account has been Terminated

In an odd turn of events, James Rolfe's (A.K.A The Angry Videogame Nerd) Youtube Account has been found terminated today. All that remains of the page is a looming message from youtube: "This account has been terminated due to repeated or severe violations of our Terms of Service." and an appropriately placed "D:" logo

Update:

changed the article to mention videos are back up on Cinemassacre now and the account has been reinstated on youtube

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waltyftm1293d ago

Stupid Copyright issues, cinemassacre.com will fulfill your AVGN needs.

Information Minister1293d ago

In the immortal words of James Rolfe:

"What were they thinking?!"

yeahokchief1292d ago

youtube's loss.

i will still check out this guys video's wherever he puts them.

SilentNegotiator1293d ago (Edited 1293d ago )

Everyone that supports these new potential laws for blocking game content from being used in internet videos needs to be prepared for this; the death of fair use and power of corporations to prosecute without court.

Youtube is just "progressive" that way, doing it that way now in fear of being sued.

Whitefox7891293d ago

Me and thousands of other users have already had problems with Sega recently.

In my case I posted a demo playthrough of Ryu Ga Gotoku 5 (known in the west as Yakuza 5).

admiralvic1293d ago

Yup.

While my channel is generally left alone by companies, I got a copyright notice on the "First 20 minutes" of E.X. Troopers and had my WHOLE VIDEOS sound muted for having a May'n song (games opening). Talk about lame!

matrixman921293d ago

it should all be returned soon hopefully. The way I see it AVGN has been a HUGE part of internet/video game history, this will not go unnoticed. cinemassacre.com is always there though

Monkeycan81293d ago

I tried to watch his videos on cinemassacre.com but the AVGN page wont load for me :(

cannon88001293d ago

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!! !!

cannon88001293d ago

"He'd rather have, a buffalo, take a diarrhea dump in his ear..." best intro song ever!

J86blum1293d ago

-Throws a Rolling Rock- ASSS!

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