04.20.10

When & If San Antonio Gets Knocked Out Of The NBA Playoffs, The Inevitable Hitler Clip Might Be Toughter To Find

Posted in Free Expression, Genocidal Tendencies, The Internet, The Law at 11:47 pm by

(above : Adolf reacts to John Calipari landing on his feet at the University Of Kentucky)

Michael Jackson’s death. An early Champions League exit for Arsenal. Belichick and the Patriots going for it against the Colts on 4th and 2. All commemorated, almost instantly with the same footage  subtitled to appear as though a super fan Fuhrer is thoroughly furious. Said modern phenomena won’t be nearly as easy to come across in the days ahead writes Josh from The Open Video Alliance.

A recent wave of takedowns notices affecting many of the Hitler œDownfall parody videos has resulted in their removal from YouTube. The copyright claim is being filed on behalf of Constantin Films, the German production company that owns the rights to the 2004 film Der Untergang (Downfall), from which the clip originates.

The Downfall meme is so well-established that it has literally become standard curriculum for digital moviemaking courses, as evidenced by this class™ page which counted 14 videos before the takedowns were issued (currently, only two of these videos remain playable.

Leave a Reply