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#Twitter takes down Trump campaign tribute to George Floyd after copyright claim

16:15, Friday, 05 June, 2020
#Twitter takes down Trump campaign tribute to George Floyd after copyright claim

Twitter removed a President Donald Trump campaign video featuring a tribute to George Floyd after receiving a complaint that the video violated copyright laws on Thursday.

A Twitter spokesperson confirmed to Newsweek that the video had been restricted due a valid claim under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, citing a request from a California lawyer specializing in copyrights and trademarks for the entertainment industry.
     Newsweek reached out to the lawyer for comment and this article will be updated with any response.

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