Since he began campaigning for President and lengthy thereafter, musicians have been disapproving of Donald Trump utilizing their music at rallies. Rihanna despatched Trump a stop & desist; Neil Young mentioned that Trump wasn’t licensed to make use of “Rockin’ within the Free World,” to which Trump’s staff basically responded with a “too unhealthy”; Adele, The Rolling Stones, Pharrell Williams, Queen, and extra have additionally expressed disapproval over Trump utilizing their music.
While Trump’s staff responded to those musicians in quite a lot of methods, plainly even the President shouldn’t be resistant to Twitter copyright takedowns. Gizmodo experiences that, on Friday, “the president tweeted a mocking video taking part in R.E.M.’s ‘Everybody Hurts’ over Democrats’ response to the State of the Union—initially created by some dude utilizing the pseudonym “Carpe Donktum”and greatest recognized for successful an Infowars meme contest. By early Saturday ET, CNBC reported, the video was taken down after R.E.M. writer Universal Music Publishing Group, in addition to bassist Mike Mills, complained.”
This shouldn’t be the primary time that Trump has had content material eliminated by Twitter, however it’s definitely a victory for the musical group opposing his presidency.
As for Carpe Donktum who created the video…
Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Rawr Rawr Rawr.
Copyrighted materials will get used all of the Time on the web. REM has monetized each video on YouTube the place I exploit their music… This tweet will truly MAKE them cash. As to Twitter… they’ll have all the $zero I make on it.
— Carpe Donktum🔹 (@CarpeDonktum) February 15, 2019
Twitter censoring you Mr. President? I obtained you fam. pic.twitter.com/jrrDBZRlCe
— Carpe Donktum🔹 (@CarpeDonktum) February 16, 2019