Youtube Removes Artist's Own Video - Artist Responds on Twitter (NSFW)

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TechCrunch reports on a bizarre case when London based artist Calvin Harris found his own music removed from youtube. Harris apparently wasn't informed before the song was removed, and needless to say, wasn't particularly happy. Here is his response on his twitter page (be warned, strong language):

According to TechCrunch, youtube wasn't technically to blame, and Harris was mostly angry at his recording label:

Harris’ strong words are directed mostly at the BPI,
‘the representative voice of the UK recorded music business’ according
to the organization’s website, who apparently filed the DMCA complaint
in this case.

Harris probably overreacted given the company had his best interests at heart - after all, if someone was infringing on the copyrights to his music, his value as an artist ultimately suffers.