YouTube posts some new opportunities provide users with a greater ability to stop copyright infringements in transmissions and detect potential IP infringements within the application.
First, YouTube adds a new element to the copyright process that will allow authors to check a new box when reporting copyright infringement to prevent copies of these videos from appearing on YouTube in the future in detection / removal options.
When this checkbox is checked in case of a successful copyright claim, YouTube will then prevent other users from uploading the same video, using its copyright detection technology and video matching technology. The same procedure will allow YouTube to alert creators when any similar content is uploaded if this box is checked, with these additional, potential violations then appearing in ‘Copyright matching‘in YouTube Studio.
YouTube notes that creators must ensure this they own the exclusive worldwide rights to any video content they claim in the process, but if you own the content and want to stop people from uploading different versions and reusing your material, then this new procedure will provide another measure to protect against misuse .
To provide insight into how effective the process works for your claimed content, YouTube is also adding a new list of how many videos have been blocked from uploading due to your request.
This could be a good way to protect your IP, by stopping people from uploading a copy at all, which could also help YouTube reduce disputes and problems as a result of revenue from the same.
At the same time, any such action can also be abused by falsely claiming videos for various purposes. In such cases, when the tool is applied based on a false claim, YouTube says it will remove the option from those channels or may switch to completely delete the channels in response.
YouTube says the new update will be introduced as of today, but will be implemented in a phased process that will take several months for full availability.
Along with this, YouTube also says it is Copyright Matching Tool,, which until now was only available to authors in the YouTube Partner Program, will now be available “any author who issues a valid removal request “.
The options will add more copyright protection to YouTube authors, even while copying strokes have been made problematic element for the platform in the past it has been working to improve its detection systems and reduce the burden for creators to manage the same.
You can read more about new copyright detection and removal procedures here.