by Mike Masnick
Wed, Sep 19th 2012 2:27pm
This is becoming a regular thing. While some insist that copyright isn't limiting free speech, there has recently been a string of situations involving official livestreams being taken down due to copyright bots. There was the Hugo Awards livestream and the DNC livestream... and now it appears that Salesforce's big event, Dreamforce, is having the same issue. Brian Walsh sent over the following image as he tried to watch the official live stream:
Yup. That's the official stream (via Facebook), blocked due to "content restrictions." Guilty until proven innocent... and by then it's too late.
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