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YouTomb

Keeping track of videos pulled from YouTube for copyright claims.

Posted on May 21, 2008, at 8:35 a.m. ET

YouTomb, from the MIT Free Culture student group, tracks hundreds of thousands of videos on YouTube, and every time one is removed for copyright claims, the site creates a post that includes a screenshot, description, inofrmation on how long it was available and the party that asked that it be pulled down. So far, TV TOKYO, Viacom, Warner Bros, and World Wrestling Entertainment are the groups most often using the takedown notice.

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