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Pro-Obama SuperPAC Pulls Romney Ad After Olympic Committee Copyright Complaint

The SuperPAC Priorities USA Action is taking down an ad that features footage of Mitt Romney at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games after the International Olympic Committee asked that it be pulled.

Priorities spokesman Bill Burton told the Washington Post, “Once we were assured that Mitt Romney and his allies would be held to the same standard, we were glad to take the ad down from our Web site.”

The pro-Romney SuperPAC Restore Our Future also was to feature footage of Romney, albeit in a positive light.

Priorities’ spot, “Romney’s Gold,” blasted him for outsourcing jobs and for his finances.

Earlier this month, YouTube pulled a Romney campaign ad that featured President Obama singing a portion of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.” The takedown notice was made at the request of the estate for one of the authors of the song. But You Tube restored the spot several days later after determining that it was a fair use.

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