The Washington Post is reporting that lawyers for ordered YouTube to remove the “” videos that originally propelled this clip to internet stardom.


In all the good PR, in all the thousands upon thousands of people that are looking for this clip online, shoots themselves in the foot by making the clip available at only, with no support for the crowd.

Maybe it wasn’t that did this, more like NBC executives, or maybe more like GE executives–whoever thought that their goal here is to “protect” the intellectual property is completely missing the point and the reason why the clip was so big in the first place.