Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!
In short, yes, the DMCA has virtually eliminated fair-use in many situations, not just on YouTube.
This was Google's solution to the "my baby dancing to video was taken down" problem.
You do realize some people wear jewelry as ornamentation, and thus don't care if it has the right density of defects visible only when viewed with an electron microscope?
Shhh! De Beers is listening.