ISLAMABAD: Pakistan had to face an embarrassing situation on Friday when the official You Tube account of government of Pakistan was reportedly suspended by the You Tube over the charges of the copyright complaint.
YouTube channel, operated by Government of Pakistan, has been terminated over multiple third-party claims of copyright infringement regarding material the user posted were received, video sharing website said in a message being displayed on the said page.
The message posted by YouTube say, “this account has been terminated because we received multiple third-party claims of copyright infringement regarding material the user posted.”
According to reports the government of Pakistan official YouTube channel was terminated over complaints of local vlogger Irfan Junejo, however, Irfan denies he was responsible for the suspension of the account.
Irfan had complained, “My government is stealing my videos. Please advise. TeamYouTube.”
Irfan’s video clips from Naran video were used by the government’ account in one of their YouTube videos, titled ‘Family-friendly activities in Pakistan’.
In another message on twitter, Irfan said “Thank you everyone for the help and support. The Government of Pakistan YouTube channel stole my clips and their channel has been terminated by YouTube for copyright infringement. Ab thand hai!”