Where’s The Fair Use?

YouTube’s copyright claim and takedown system really is totally broken at this point in time. In many ways it’s pretty much illegal, or at least a whole lot of the copyright and takedown claims are abusing the law to the point of absurdity (and not in a funny way). The following video sums up the issue rather well:

If I had the means to do so, I’d actually try to figure out a way to bring some kind of class action lawsuit against Google and/or a bunch of the companies involved in these insidious claims—because this really needs to be addressed sooner rather than later—but I don’t, so for now I’ll just share the message.

And if you’ve ever watched and enjoyed any YouTube videos created by a movie reviewer, video game fan channel, Longplay creator, or whatever, then you should probably share the message too.


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