Users were met with the message: “Content from this channel has been removed at the request of the copyright holder.”
The left-wing political commentator has been banned for 48 hoursHasanAbi/Twitch
Hasan later confirmed that his content had been flagged for copyright issues, uploading a picture of his blocked channel with the caption “lmao”.
He later said that he had been banned for 48 hours, meaning he had to wait until December 8 to access his account.
“lmao the free speech defenders own cto himself issued the takedown (just for my channel btw),” he wrote.
Responding to the official Streamer Bans Twitter account, he called the copyright claim “pathetic”.
“These nazis sure love talking about free speech only to use the most abused copyright mechanism to takedown someone covering and criticizing their silly ideas. absolutely pathetic,” Hasan went on to say.