The arrogance of large corporations is occasionally beyond description. Mitch Martinez created some stock footage and licensed it to Sony Music Entertainment. Then, later, when he uploaded the same footage onto YouTube, he got a copyright notice. About his own content.
The debacle that followed was interesting. Here is the original footage that Martinez posted on YouTube, which Sony tagged as belonging to them and caused the issues:
It wasn’t Sony directly, not exactly. It was Epic Records, which is a division of Sony Music Entertainment. One of their artists, Transviolet, used the footage above as the background for the music video of their song [...]