The internet parody video "Newport State of Mind", which had received hundreds of thousands of hits, is taken off YouTube due to a "copyright claim" by EMI Publishing.
Egypt's top administrative court upholds a 2013 lower court ruling on the short film "Innocence of Muslims". The court orders authorities to block YouTube for a month. An official says the movie denigrates Islam's prophet Muhammad.
Japan lodges a formal complaint after footage appears on YouTube of a US F-16 fighter jet based at Misawa Air Base in Aomori flying at high speed and low altitude through mountains in an apparent breach of regulations. Japanese law prohibits aircraft from descending below 150 feet in non-residential areas.
The United States Central Command launches an investigation into a video posted on YouTube which appears to show a U.S. service member firing on civilians inside a truck on a road in Afghanistan. The montage video, titled "Happy Few Ordnance Symphony", has since been removed.
The suspects are brothers. The at-large suspect is identified as a Kyrgyzstan-born Cambridge resident, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The deceased brother is identified as 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev. A number of YouTube videos, posted by the suspects, surface that seek Muslim takeover of Chechnya.