• YouTube introducing ‘Copyright Match' tool to protect creators from stolen videos

    4 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    YouTube has announced a new ‘Copyright Match' tool that will help protect creators from having their videos stolen. Once a video is uploaded, YouTube now scans its library videos to find others that my be the same or very similar. The tool will only identify complete videos, not individual clips, meaning users won't have to worry about content that uses other footage that falls under fair use, such as criticism. If a re-uploaded video is found, the original creator will be notified in the ‘matches' tab. From there, they'll have the option to do nothing, contact the channel responsible for...
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  • YouTube will now notify some creators when their videos are stolen

    YouTube will now notify some creators when their videos are stolen

    4 monthes ago - By The Verge

    YouTube is releasing a tool for creators that checks to see if their videos are being stolen. Now, every time a video is uploaded to YouTube, the service will scan and check if the content already exists or is very similar to other videos on the site. It will only identify complete videos, not clips.
    The tool, which YouTube is calling the Copyright Match tool, will roll out to creators with more than 100,000 subscribers starting next week. It will roll out to more users over the next few months. Creators who use the tool will be notified if copies of their videos surface on YouTube. If the...
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  • YouTube Outs Copyright Match Tool For Creators

    YouTube Outs Copyright Match Tool For Creators

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Making a cool video on YouTube and losing views because a creator with more subscribers reuploads it or puts it into a compilation can be a real bummer, but a new tool called Copyright Match seeks to solve that issue by giving the original uploader of a piece of content notifications of reuploads and the authority to do something about them. The tool is rolling out to creators with over 100,000 subscribers right now, and if that test run works out, creators of all sizes will soon be able to access Copyright Match and make sure that they're the only ones getting views from their own...
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  • YouTube launches new tool for finding and removing unauthorized re-uploads

    YouTube launches new tool for finding and removing unauthorized re-uploads

    4 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Re-uploading videos on YouTube is a favorite of scammy channels that try to profit from other people's work. Copyright owners already have a number of ways to protect their content, but today , the service is introducing a new tool that automatically scans every newly uploaded video to check if it's a re-upload of an existing one or “very similar” to a video that's already on the site.
    It's worth noting that this new tool, dubbed ‘copyright match,' won't work for clips, only full videos. YouTube also notes that it's important that the creator is the first person to upload the video because...
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