YouTube to launch new tool aimed at helping creators catch unauthorized re-uploads of their videos

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 tool finds matches, creators can then decide what action to take. They can either do nothing, contact the person who made the copy, or ask YouTube to... Continue reading…

YouTube to launch new tool aimed at helping creators catch unauthorized re-uploads of their videos

YouTube has had difficulty regarding copyright issues on their site and to help combat that, today they are announcing a new system to help creators protect their content. The upcoming Copyright ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Techspot

YouTube will now notify some creators when their videos are stolen

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 ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from The Verge

YouTube gives creators a way to flag stolen videos

YouTube keeps a watch over the millions of videos on its service, making sure that they don't violate copyright or community standards. The company removed 8.3 million videos for ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Engadget

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