Rightsholders will lose the ability to manually claim payment for unintended use of their music, but they can still block the videos.
Chairman Joe Simons of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) defended a settlement that some commentators called ‘meager’.
Internet personalities James Charles, Amanda Cerny and King Bach all blamed AT&T for losing control of their accounts.
The European Court of Human Rights found a Hungarian news website had the right to link to a defamatory YouTube video.
YouTube’s #SaveYourInternet campaign is more about creating an ideal competitive environment for YouTube than protecting Europeans from robotic censorship.
The pay per view boxing match between two YouTubers was blatantly pirated by channels on Amazon’s Twitch.
YouTube removed over 8mn unsafe videos during the last three months of 2017. Most were taken down before anyone saw them.
The Turin Court of First Instance partly accepted Delta TV’s request for damages for copyright infringement.
North Carolina is accused of changing the law just so it could upload video documentaries about Blackbeard’s ship to YouTube.
For selected videos, YouTube will reject any takedown requests and go to court to defend the ‘fair use’ rights of the people who uploaded them.