Alabama Football's Twitter Account Suspended for Copyright Violations

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistJuly 19, 2018

NCAA college football head coach Nick Saban of Alabama listens to the ceremony before being presented The MacArthur Bowl trophy, in front of him, during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The trophy is presented annually, since 1959, to the top team in the country. (AP Photo/John Amis)
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If you were searching for Alabama football on Twitter on Thursday morning, it was impossible to find any results.

Per AL.com's Michael Casagrande, the Crimson Tide's account was suspended due to a copyright violation stemming from the use of a remixed song in a video posted on June 27. 

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Alabama Football's official twitter account was suspended 🤔 Looks like someone finally shut down Saban. https://t.co/6M0mJlhqrc

It didn't take long for Alabama football's Twitter account to come back online:

Michael Casagrande @ByCasagrande

Update: Alabama football Twitter account is back from suspension. https://t.co/XU7jfj47H7

This marks the fourth such Twitter suspension for Alabama football this year. The official copyright holder on the song in question wasn't listed.

Head coach Nick Saban will likely find a way to use this as motivation for his team as the Tide prepare to defend their national championship.


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