Pokimane gets banned from Twitch for streaming Avatar – For The Win

Imane “Pokimane” Anys, one of the  biggest streamers on Twitch, was banned from the platform on Friday.
Pokimane’s ban is allegedly the result of a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) strike due to her streaming Avatar: The Last Airbender, a Nickelodeon TV show (thanks, Kotaku). Shortly after the live broadcast was interrupted, social media was on fire with reports that the livestreaming superstar was no longer on the platform. It’s her first-ever ban on Twitch too.
However, Pokimane’s ban is by no means long-lasting. Mere hours later, she confirmed it’s only for 48 hours, which means that by late Sunday, she’ll already have access to her Twitch account back.
❌ Twitch Partner "pokimane" (@pokimanelol) has been banned! ❌https://t.co/PpSflfhk6I#twitch #ban #firstban #partner #twitchpartner 🎾
— StreamerBans (@StreamerBans) January 8, 2022

“Just to be clear, I’m not surprised and I don’t think this is unfair,” Pokimane said on Twitter. “[In my opinion] it was inevitable that publishers would take action, on me or someone else, during this react meta.”
just to be clear, i'm not surprised and i don't think this is unfair. imo, it was inevitable that publishers would take action, on me or someone else, during this react meta.
will chat more about this monday, when I can further elaborate on the situation! 💜
— pokimane (@pokimanelol) January 9, 2022

She certainly seems to be in high spirits, despite the circumstances. The top Twitch streamers rarely get any time off, so sleeping in on the weekend seems like a decent trade-off for being unable to stream.
Written by Kyle Campbell on behalf of GLHF.
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