So, YouTube yanked our Inglourious Basterds parody because SOMEBODY claimed it was copyright infringement. Let’s get a few things nice and sparkly clear here:
ALL MUSIC, IMAGES, PERFORMANCES, AND GRAPHICS INCLUDING THE BLOODY TITLES WE SHOT FOR THIS PARODY, ARE 100% ORIGINAL.
This video is a PARODY which falls under FAIR USE in copyright law. IF this video is truly copyright infringement then so is Scary Movie, Epic Movie, Meet the Spartans, Airplane, Hot Shots, Spaceballs, The Naked Gun and all the other Parodies that are out there. Is anyone filing copyright infringement against those films? No. Why not? Because they are PARODY.
I have to say, the fact that Youtube reviewed the claim and pulled our video and DID NOT CONTACT US before yanking it is quite disturbing. Especially since it is clearly parody. In addition, when the video was first uploaded we filled out the YouTube form that states all the material is original.
Sadly, we can’t get anyone from youtube to talk to us since this whole Retarded Policeman BS started back in January. All the partnered channels have some youtube contact they can talk to, but for some reason we don’t. Maybe it’s because we aren’t PC… wait a sec. Retarded Policeman isn’t PC, yet youtube talks to MF (Mediocrefilms). MF does have over 240,000 subscribers and we have a little over 27,000. Kinda feels like the playing field is not level… and not level in several areas. This is a patchy, uneven playing field! We want a refund! (tantrum tantrum… picks nose… is grossed out immediately by nose picking… Ponce and SAP begin wrestle in a fit of rage. Ponce pulls SAP’s armpit hair, SAP counters with a double butt cheek pinch… ear yank Ponce, nipple twist SAP, Ponce farts, SAP passes out. While SAP is unconscious from Ponce’s deadly fart smell, Ponce takes picks of him topless with a cowboy hat and says it’s an homage to Bro-Back Mountain.)
For the record, we know we are the small fish in this battle. We’re a minnow facing a giant sea monster. But we also know we are in the right. We won’t stop fighting until we are proven right. Please watch our Inglourious BasTARDS spoof on Vimeo while we fight the false claim. And remember when you watch it that “the following material as a result of a third-party notification by Alliance Films claiming that this material is infringing:”
And please,sign up for a free Vimeo account when you watch it and leave us some comments there, and here if you like.
Thanks – The Perry Brothers