YouTube Releases New Tool To Protect Content for Copyright Owners

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  1. Montu

    Montu [H]ard DCOTM x4

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    YouTube has released a new tool called Copyright Match that checks uploads to verify whether they are re-uploads by others on a different channel. It's important that you are the first to upload the content because the time of upload determines who should be shown matches. Once a match is found you can do nothing, get in touch with the other creator, or just request that YouTube remove the offending content. To get an idea of how YouTube would like creators to use this tool it would be best to peruse the YouTube blog entry. Thanks again cagey.

    Next week, we’ll start rolling this tool out to creators with more than 100k subscribers. As this is a powerful feature, we will monitor usage closely and will continue to expand over the coming months with the long-term goal of making it available to every creator in the YouTube Partner program.
     
  2. raz-0

    raz-0 [H]ardness Supreme

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    This ought to be interesting. I wonder how it deals with "compliations" of ripped of videos cooked down into one. Even if it is only about 50% accurate, this thing will be targeting a LOT of youtube content.
     
  3. fuzzylogik

    fuzzylogik Gawd

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    Though it's better that it's just alerting folks and not doing a bunch of automated stuff...I'll be waiting for the next article stating how it's... not working exactly as intended.
     
  4. jpm100

    jpm100 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Is this designed to stop rebuttal videos?
     
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  5. NeghVar

    NeghVar 2[H]4U

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    I had the same thought. I watch a bunch of crash and fail compilations. Many of which have identical footage as seen on other channels.
     
  6. Lakados

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    I remember a tech talk they did a few months back where they talked about this tech and how they were teaching their AI to know the difference between compilations and direct copies where they just take the video add caption borders "You'll never believe what they did with this" and swap out the audio track. They said that compilations should be fine if they add a link to the sources in the description or something along those lines. I just can't find the article any more, if I do manage to find it I will of course update this with said link.
     
  7. captaindiptoad

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    Step one: Watch people who you know stream and upload videos.

    Step two: wait for them to upload a video of what they were streaming.

    Step three: file copy-write claim

    Step four: Profit????
     
  8. Spire3660

    Spire3660 Gawd

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    So it begins. Everything will have copyright flags on it.
     
  9. tetris42

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    Oh good. If there's one thing Youtube needed, it's more people laying copyright claims on Fair Use content.
     
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    So if I am a content creator I have to upload all of my copyrighted content onto YouTube AND be the first to do so in order to be seen as the copyright owner. How is that even remotely accurate??
     
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  11. funkydmunky

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    This is all just doublespeak for shutting down their adversaries. YouTube is so aggressive on any political perspectives that are not aligned with their globalist masters that content creators often have multi channels and supporters who all re-post the content so at least some folks can see it. This is what they are cracking down on.
    This isn't about the protection of the content producers. This, again, is just doublespeak for YouTube censorship.
    As usual.
     
  12. SomeoneElse

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    So if someone takes a film, and by a technicality, they post it on youtube first the original film maker technically doesn't have copyrights on youtube because it was not posted by the film maker first?
    If I understand this rule for youtube.

    We all know by legal rights the film maker has and carries the copyright.
     
  13. britjh22

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    Just curious, do you have an example of this?
     
  14. funkydmunky

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    Mark Dice is probably one of the largest channels that has to fight this situation constantly.
    https://www.youtube.com/user/MarkDice

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP-rwC3mqNH1cVYYVZHziKw
    VertigoPolitix has had video's blocked or frozen in view numbers, while others will pick up his video's and get 10 times the views. It is harassment censorship and from watching enough YouTube, something that most every anti-globalist oriented content producer has had to deal with.
     
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    funkydmunky [H]ard|Gawd

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    Just curious, do YOU have an example this isn't happening?
     
  16. tetris42

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    Jimmy Dore has been hit by the Youtube changes also.



    My understanding is pretty much any independent news reporting gets hit by this stuff. They want to keep up the mainstream media narrative.
     
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  17. M76

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    Again reaction videos will suffer. You can't do a reaction without including at least parts of the original content.
     
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    Okay, so these two creators have been hit with monetization issues, just like a lot of other creators either through direct demonetization or through pay/view going down. That has been an issue for a while now, and I don't think it's reasonable to say it's due to "shutting down their adversaries" or "censorship". This is Youtube getting big enough, that people are noticing that maybe brands who buy ads don't necessarily want their ads on the videos they were being associated with. This is just a situational correction really, where brands have gotten pushback and are now more cognizant of the fact that they need to say "we are okay with our ads being on XYZ" rather than "get us as many ad views as possible!"

    Youtube is a very quickly evolving platform, and content creators have to be more mindful than in the past about the content they make if they want to be able to monetize it. Gone are the days where you could guarantee $$$ just by having large viewcounts. Whether you like what kind of content is popular with brands that buy ads is irrelevant, it's a business.

    Creators aren't guaranteed a career on YT, hell they are given a tool to access a huge audience at no personal cost (cries of censorship are ridiculous in this case). Having to use Patreon or other means to make it a reasonable business is just the current situation if your content isn't ad friendly. While I can see why these channels are having issues with the changes, I don't see examples of the videos being re-uploaded by others as a way of "thwarting the system".

    I don't know how you would expect me to disprove that something you assert is happening without giving any proof.

    Like I said up top, this is brands correcting the advertising relationships that probably shouldn't have ever occurred. Major consumer brands don't want to be associated with content that a meaningful amount of their target consumers might not be okay with, it's merely a correction on the platform that has probably been a long time coming. Up until the last few years you didn't really have to think about whether your content would ever actually be something that a consumer brand would want to be aligned with.