According to Stuff, this is in direct contrast to the TV station's policy on content sharing. Courtney Gibson, from Australia's public broadcaster ABC TV said; "[ABC wishes] to get our content out there on as many platforms as possible, run by as many different operators as possible."
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A 15-year-old West Australian boy, claiming he represented the clips' copyright owners, persuaded video-sharing website YouTube to remove more than 200 clips from the site. The clips, all from the comic current affairs show "The Chaser's War on Everything", were popular with viewers; one clip featuring featuring Charles Firth accosting Hillary Clinton had been viewed more than 100,000 times before it was taken down yesterday.