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Claiming Copyright on YouTube - Deceptive Content

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by ollie9009, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. ollie9009

    ollie9009 Junior Member

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    Hi all,

    Recently I've started to make most of my own videos - with a screen recorder and my own audio (as I see far better results). I use these videos with PPD links in the description. As we all know, duplicate videos hurt your rankings, or steal you sales, and you'll always get people out there who want to save time and just rip/ steal a good video and put their own links on it.

    My question is: has anyone had any experience claiming copyright against these accounts that are stealing your own videos.....I know this is easily done, but has anyone done it with "spam, scams and commerically deceptive content" (e.g. PPD) videos. Does YT manually check copyright claims or is it automated?

    If you submit a claim, would you run the risk of your own account being shut down?/ video removed, for the above reasons?
     
  2. Nargil

    Nargil Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    So you are actually complaining about breach of intellectual property for a video, which breaches intellectual property and youtube ToS? :)
    I am sure your account would be shut down in no time. Only reason why it isn't yet, is because you are under the radar. But this way you would actually beg youtube to shut down your account. Not a good idea. If you play dirty, you can't expect youtube to stand behind you.
     
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  3. ollie9009

    ollie9009 Junior Member

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    Yeah I understand that.....I'm playing dirty, but people are taking my dirty work and just reusing it (shit into shit).

    My question is - Do you know if YT checks copyright claims manually, or is it just their video detection software? I've heard that the channel RT (Russia Today) often takes a users video and then they re-upload it themselves....then they claim a copyright complaint on the original.

    Surely if YT manually checked these then this wouldn't go through/ be taken down.
     
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  4. Nargil

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    I doubt they are reviewing videos all by themself. First, the video must be flagged or copyright complaint filled and then they review it. With the amount of videos uploaded every minute, it would require a shitload of people and money to go through that without any reason.
    Also, Youtube is a "safe haven" so they don't have to give a shit whether or not the uploaded content breaches the copyright, unless there is a complaint filled. Just then they have to take it down.
     
  5. ADHD-Dude

    ADHD-Dude Power Member

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    You can take some on else video if they stole it,
    If you stole the video and another user stole the video from you. You can still take the other video down, the second dude must prove that he owns the video.