Here’s the background: Family Guy needed some old-school Nintendo gameplay, so they ripped a couple of gameplay videos from YouTube and used them on their show. Without permission, of course. But wait! It gets better. You see, once the show was up Fox’s automated anti-piracy trackers sent YouTube takedown notices for the original videos, which YouTube automatically honored. It took a little while for the resulting screams of outrage to be heard, YouTube put the videos back up, Fox admitted that they did this and they didn’t say they were sorry: you know the drill. Continue reading So, did Family Guy offer ANYBODY any money for the YouTube videos that it ripped off?