YouTube Refuses to Honor DMCA Counter-Notices
... deny disputes, leaving
users with no further recourse to have non-infringing videos restored.
YouTube established a new “appeals” process, which once again gave users whose videos are blocked by Content ...
YouTube's New Content ID Appeals Process: Not as Useful as You Might Think
... at the time, I expressed concern that this could dramatically reduce the usefulness of the appeal's process by restricting
users' ability to appeal old claims that were disputed and reinstated. It now ...
Victory! YouTube Reforms Content ID Dispute Process
In a blog post yesterday, YouTube announced a new appeals process for Content ID disputes, which should put an end to copyright claimants acting as judges of their own claims and once again give
Does Content ID abuse infringe copyright?
... to provide a legal means for YouTube
users to use their members' music but appear to have insufficient safeguards to prevent mistakes like Content ID matching birdsongs to their music. What all these groups ...
SOPA, Private Copyright Enforcement Systems, & Free Speech
... “monetize the video” by taking a cut of the revenue from ads embedded in the video page. While on the surface this seems like a great way for YouTube to allow
users to upload videos which use copyrighted ...
YouTube Copyfraud & Abuse of the Content ID System
Update October 4, 2012: YouTube has revised the Content ID dispute process to address many of the concerns expressed in this article. Specifically they have added a new appeals process which
users can ...
Open Letter to YouTube Regarding Content ID
... claimants to escalate to a DMCA claim after a Content ID dispute has been filed; or else be honest with
users and tell them that there is in fact no effective means to dispute a Content ID block. Just ...
Falling Through the Cracks in YouTube's Copyright System
... way, contrary to their stated policy. Instead of requiring copyright owners to file a formal DMCA notice in response to a Content ID dispute, thus allowing
users to invoke the DMCA counter-notice process, ...
Book Review: "Reclaiming Fair Use" by Patricia Aufderheide and Peter Jaszi
... in copyright law for “fair use” and portrayed fair use as being too complicated for ordinary YouTube
users to understand. Public Knowledge challenged the online video community to create a video presenting ...
DVD Ripping Guide
(Guides/DVD Ripping Guide)
... the footage into a format which you can import into common video editing software for purposes of noncommercial remix.
Note: This guide is only for Windows
users. For Mac users, the best program to use ...
New Copyright Rules Allow DRM Circumvention for Remix Videos
... suffice in many, and perhaps the vast majority of situations,
users must make a reasonable determination that heightened quality is necessary to achieve the desired goal. The justification for designating ...
Disputing Copyright Notifications
(Guides/Guide to YouTube Removals (Updated Nov 2012))
... that your video is not infringing their copyright. While it is yet another hoop to jump through to fight a false copyright claim, it is an improvement over the old system, which gave
users essentially ...
Are Anime Music Videos Fair Use?
... AMVS themselves are fair use or not. Because of this I find it highly ironic that YouTube has attempted to work out licensing agreements with music labels to allow
users to use their music in user-generated ...
It Pays to Know your Rights under Copyright Law
... the time, this caused a huge stink among YouTube
users (though not as big as I wish), who beginning in late December and early January suddenly found their previously allowed content featuring WMG songs ...
About This Site
... they were fair use, Patrick began to help other
users dispute copyright blocks on their videos.
In the spring of 2010, he created the website FairUseTube.org, designed to encourage online video creators ...
This video sets the record straight on fair use, correcting the impression given by YouTube's video that fair use is impossible for YouTube
users to understand, and showing that it is actually a valuable ...
... 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 ...
Determining How Your Video Was Blocked
... their invalid email addresses. As a result, YT-
users remain unable to resolve the disputes directly with the alleged copyright owners or ultimate content owners. The content owners fail to respond expeditiously ...
Deciding if Video is Fair Use
... facts with their
users, but help them to understand the meaning of those facts. Arts journalists often need to compare current work to earlier work, or provide a meaningful comparison with others’ work ...
Deciding if Video is Fair Use
The thing is, the "put back up" part of the safe harbor law isn't really legally required. YouTube has pretty well insulated themselves against direct liability to the
users for not restoring videos after ...