UPDATE, 1/14/2017: Youtube restores Legal Insurrection Don't mess with a site that has the word "Legal" in its name.
. . . "There was no cause to shut down the channel without warning and without giving any specific reason. This is a clear case of harassment and intimidation by an organization known for its anti-Israel bias. They are a prominent member of the BDS movement and unabashedly support the Palestinian cause.
"Mr. Jacobson is a vocal supporter of Israel and a vigorous opponent of the BDS movement. It is not beyond imagining that MLA brought the copyright claims to silence an effective political opponent.
"Jacobson says the legal battles are not over. But given the speciousness of MLA's claims, from here on out, their efforts are more of a nuisance than a threat."
"Modern Language Association files complaint after we report on audio statements of anti-Israel activists at MLA Annual Meeting"
"UPDATE 1-13-2017 9:50 a.m. — I just received notice from YouTube that the copyright claims were filed by the Modern Language Association based on excerpts of audio of pro- and anti-Israel speakers at the MLA Annual Meeting we reported on in this post, Massive DEFEAT for BDS at Modern Language Association."