Just like he didn’t invent the concept of a lovable, sporadically violent manchild, Adam Sandler is not the first to use the term “Pixels” to describe a video.Believe it or not, the term “pixels,” was not created solely for use as the title of an underwhelming Adam Sandler movie. But don’t tell that to the copyright enforcement firm hired by Columbia Pictures who stupidly — and perhaps illegally — demanded the removal of several videos only because they dared to use “pixels” in the title. TorrentFreak reports on a takedown notice sent to video-sharing site Vimeo that succeeded in removing ten videos, most of which had absolutely nothing to do with a movie about aliens attacking Earth in the form of classic video games. The copyright holders of one video, posted by an arts organization in Cyprus, tried to argue to Vimeo that the 2006 was made by the author “using his own photos and sounds/music on a shoestring budget and infringes no copyright.” They pleaded with Vimeo to “check the video in question and confirm for yourselves that it breaks no copyright laws and that it has nothing to do with the latest multi-million blockbuster which prompted this notification.” The wonderful response from Vimeo wasn’t “Oh crap.

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