YouTube Sanction Appealed

Got this in my inbox this morning:

The YouTube Community has flagged one or more of your videos as inappropriate. Once a video is flagged, it is reviewed by the YouTube Team against our Community Guidelines. Upon review, we have determined that the following video(s) contain content in violation of these guidelines, and have been disabled:
Cockroach Reanimation with Electro-stimulation – (cbuddha)
Your account has received one Community Guidelines warning strike, which will expire in six months. Additional violations may result in the temporary disabling of your ability to post content to YouTube and/or the permanent termination of your account.
For more information on YouTube’s Community Guidelines and how they are enforced, please visit the Help Centre.
Received: 15 Aug 2012 | Acknowledged: 15 Aug 2012 | Appealed

The video, which was up to around 260,000 views, showed me zapping a dead cockroach with a racquet-style bug zapper in order to elicit nerve response. I guess there are some die hard cockroach activists out there.

I have appealed the sanction and am awaiting a response.

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