Comedy or Pornography?

If you go to Youtube to watch my “Coppin’ a Feel” music video, you’ll find it “disabled for violation of the YouTube Community Guidelines.” It looks like this now:

:/ is right.

I appealed, but that just meant I got to write two sentences, click a button and have it denied within minutes. I’m quite unhappy. According to their notice, “YouTube is not the place for nudity, pornography or other sexually provacative content.” It’s a comedy video. Yes, it’s about something sexy, but that doesn’t make it pornography. There’s zero nudity and the imagery is no worse than the average rap video.  I could spend a lifetime watching racier stuff on YouTube, but I won’t.

Instead, I’m asking people to spread their displeasure on twitter using the hashtags, #ShameOnYouTube, #FreedomOfReach and #LifeLibertyAndThePursuitOfGropiness. Let YouTube know that they got it wrong.

If you haven’t seen it, and therefore aren’t sure if you’re outraged yet, the video is below. Judge for yourself. Is this comedy or pornography?

Coppin’ a Feel (Official Music Video)


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3 Responses to “Comedy or Pornography?”


  • Comment from Diana V

    That video is awesome! I have no idea why YouTube took it down, the only thing I am offended by is that Rhune didn’t ask me to be one of the “grope girls”.

  • Comment from Garrett

    That was both hilarious and adorable, and also a HUGE file! Good grief! But I’m not complaining – not really. All that kwality let me get a good ogle in.

    You’re absolutely right – I’ve seen FAR more “offensive” content on YouTube than this. Without even trying to.

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