Written on July 13, 2011 – 10:21 am | by Cameron Hussey
Lady Gaga’s YouTube account has recorded more than 1.6 billion views to date.
NEW YORK Even one of online videos biggest stars isnt immune to copyright claims.
Lady Gagas YouTube account was suspended Thursday. The notice read that the suspension was due to multiple or severe violations of YouTubes copyright policy.
The Google Inc.-owned YouTube declined to comment. Its YouTube policy to remove accounts after three copyright violations, though they can be restored after being corrected.
Reports have suggested that the infringing video was a recently uploaded clip of Gagas performance on Fuji TV. Messages left with Gagas publicist and record label werent immediately returned Thursday.
The account is one of two for Gaga. The removed channel is run by Gagas camp, while she also has an unaffected Vevo account. That account, which has more than 1.6 billion views, generally debuts her music videos.
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