YouTube Taking Steps to Improve False Copyright Claims

by Andy Smith
Fair use is complicated. Unfortunately for creators, for all of the good the DMCA has led to it has also forced platforms like YouTube to err on the side of caution or risk negative consequences. As a result, false copyright claims and takedown requests often leave creators on YouTube with few options.Read the full article

Where's The Fair Use? - Nostalgia Critic

No more staying silent. The time has come to start some dialogue about Fair Use and how it's constantly being trampled on via the YouTube claim and take down system. Please Click the Show More below! Special thanks to the awesome people who appeared in this video. Adam from YourMovieSucks - Subscribe Here! http://bit.ly/1OeO6aU I Hate Everything - Subscribe Here! http://bit.ly/1ToN5VB Brad Jones - Subscribe here! http://bit.ly/1SR44Af Donate to the EFF here - http://bit.ly/1PnhDUZ To clear something up before people mention it. Yes a Strike is placed on an account after a DMCA take down is placed, and the studios technically aren't 'giving' the strike as it's YouTube's rules. The thing is, the studios at this point know that a DMCA take down = Strike with YouTube system in place, so they are giving you a strike. There's more we want to add, but that will have to be for another video. Get some Nostalgia Critic T-Shirts here - http://shrsl.com/?~96c0 See more at our Site: http://channelawesome.com Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/channelawesome Like Doug on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Doug-W... Like Channel Awesome on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/channelawesome