YouTube Refuses to Honor DMCA Counter-Notices
legal basis, YouTube must nevertheless refuse to restore the video if UMG “reaffirms” the information in its DMCA notice. The help page referenced in the email providers further details (emphasis added): ...
Victory! YouTube Reforms Content ID Dispute Process
... claimant must then file a formal DMCA takedown notice (with its attendant
legal penalties for misuse) if they insist on taking the video down. However, sometime after YouTube made that blog post, things ...
Does Content ID abuse infringe copyright?
Lately I've been pondering an interesting question. What is the
legal effect of a false or fraudulent Content ID match on YouTube, as compared to a false or fraudulent DMCA notice? While the law provides ...
SOPA, Private Copyright Enforcement Systems, & Free Speech
... blacklists created by private companies under SOPA would have none of the safeguards included in the
legally mandated DMCA takedown process, such as the opportunity for accused infringers to file counter-notices ...
YouTube Copyfraud & Abuse of the Content ID System
... publicly accused GoDigital of allowing one of their competitors, another stock music site called AudioMicro, to il
legally claim and monetize music on YouTube licensed to Partners in Rhyme's customers. ...
Falling Through the Cracks in YouTube's Copyright System
... of pending
legal action over the video.
This situation is frankly outrageous. It was bad enough when YouTube created the Content ID system in the first place, imposing automated blocks on videos with ...
Book Review: "Reclaiming Fair Use" by Patricia Aufderheide and Peter Jaszi
... pointers about fair use and the YouTube copyright dispute process (without crossing the line into giving
legal advice of course).
From my experience, most YouTube users know virtually nothing about ...
DVD Ripping Guide
(Guides/DVD Ripping Guide)
... (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) which made it il
legal to break the copy-protection on DVDs. It is now completely legal do decrypt DVDs and rip them to your computer for the purpose of using footage ...
What types of uses does the fair use doctrine protect?
... the circumstances of the first public revelation of his work, and his right, if he so chooses, [is to not] publish at all." While some argue that
legal protection of unpublished works should come from ...
What is fair use?
... to prove that her or his use of the copyrighted work of another should be
legally permitted, notwithstanding the copyright owner's exclusive rights in her work. ...
Disputing Copyright Notifications
(Guides/Guide to YouTube Removals (Updated Nov 2012))
... select "My use of the content meets the
legal requirements for fair use or fair dealing under applicable copyright laws" (or whatever other option is more suited to your situation). If you believe the ...
My Experiences with the DMCA on YouTube
legal argument that Square Enix is abusing the DMCA takedown process by making bad-faith copyright claims. Specifically the timing of the notices and the fact that the DMCA takedown notice came less ...
Are Anime Music Videos Fair Use?
... I have been able to find on the subject simply assume they are copyright infringement, in which case American copyright laws have essentially rendered this entire art form presumptively il
legal. However, ...
About This Site
... containing my credentials are below. Because I am now a licensed attorney, I am available for phone consultations and can provide
legal advice regarding copyright matters and online videos for a small ...
... of fair use, showing that rather than being nothing more than inaccessible
legal jargon which ordinary YouTube users could never hope to understand, it is a valuable tool which video creators can use to ...
Study: Recut, Reframe, Recycle
(Web Links / Fair Use Resources)
... or collage (remixes and mashups)—all of which could be
legal in some circumstances. ...
Internet Law Treatise: Fair Use
(Web Links / Fair Use Resources)
A good article on fair use on a
legal information wiki site. ...
Guide to YouTube Removals (Updated Nov 2012)
... about the
legal status of your video, please consult a qualified attorney before taking any action.
That being said, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, no ordinary YouTube user has ever ...
Determining How Your Video Was Blocked
... I told them their allegations remain libellous, slanderous, malicious, and defamatory, particularly without complete
legal discovery, trial and court verdicts. However, YT-google and content owners continue ...
Deciding if Video is Fair Use
... of copyrighted material, that should be fair use. Nadya - If that clip is relevant for illustration purposes, I think it would probably be fair use to use it in that context. No credit is
legally required, ...