The Rocketboom Institute for Internet Studies explains how YouTube makes it easy to dispute a wrongful copyright claim.
EFF: A Guide to YouTube Removals:
...every DMCA takedown notice that is sent regarding one of your videos counts as a "strike" on your account. If your account accumlates three strikes, YouTube will cancel all of your accounts and remove all of your videos. The only way to remove a strike is to send a formal counter-notice.Read this earlier post about a parody video of mine that was taken down:
Youtube (via Cass County Music) deleted my PARODY Hillary Clinton: Desperado - Come to your senses