Lord Finesse Learning How The Streisand Effect Works: Tons Of People Re-Upload Dan Bull's Video
from the calling-more-attention-to-it... dept
We’ve covered how Lord Finesse and his lawyers appear to be using copyright to stifle criticism of Finesse’s lawsuit against Mac Miller, and how Dan Bull was speaking out against that kind of censorship. It’s been quite clear that Finesse’s main reason for issuing the takedown was to stifle the criticism, since tons of videos using the same beat remain online — including Mac Miller’s.
But, of course, as we’ve learned over the years, when you try to stifle free speech online, a funny thing happens. It seems that plenty of people aren’t at all happy about Lord Finesse’s attempt to silence Dan Bull, and they’re re-uploading copies of the video by the dozen. At the time I’m writing this, there are well over 100 other copies of the video uploaded. Here’s just a sampling of what the search results look like: