We got a write up in the Wall Street Journal on the YouTube censorship experience – thankfully the Lev Ponomarev video has now been reinstated. See previous coverage here. More commentary is forthcoming.
YouTube Restores Video Appearing to Show Prisoner Abuse in Russia By KEVIN J. DELANEY February 28, 2008 Google Inc.’s YouTube video-sharing site Tuesday reinstated a video clip appearing to document abuse of prisoners at a Russian prison camp. Lawyer Robert Amsterdam posted the video to YouTube in December with the explanation that the 2006 footage comes from a prison camp in Yekaterinburg and was discovered by Lev Ponomarev, co-founder of the Moscow-based Foundation for Defense of Rights of Prisoners.