GOOGLE ADVERTISING W/OUT PERMISSION ON VIDEO THAT I CREATED WITH NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
I came to the same conclusion as Icemage regarding the lack of a take down notice. That it comes across as an advertising scam that Youtube is allowing ... it allows GoDig to claim advertising revenue on property that isn't theirs. If someone breached my copyright for an image or some of our original music I would order a take down notice in a second. Can't think of a reason not too.
It smacks of random picks for videos and hoping nobody gives a hoot because they are not being told to take down the video. The people that seem to have instantly clocked this seem to be iMovie users etc who know that they are ok to use the music freely. In the mean time Youtube's inaction is allowing GoDigital Media to coin in the advert revenue. Youtube aren't policing it in anyway at the moment that we can see.
IcemageJT... Thanks for the DMCA link on the other thread. Nice info.
Now this is also an interesting read.
Perhaps there is a reason for GoDigital Media Group doing this that we don't know ie the upload of a catalogue of music into the new ID system that contains some music in the various software that people own. However, the music we seem to be using is licensed in the software that we bought. Apple say (for Logic Express) that the music loops can be used freely and professionally and only in high profile campaigns is it necessary to check. So copyright claims shouldn't happen?
Clearly, it is unfair for YouTube to allow monetisation of videos produced in accordance with correct copyright by someone who didn't produce it... but I'm wondering if it's just a bit of a screw up they need to sort out in an automated system. It would be nice to hear from them.
I'm all in favour of copyright control but it seems if this is an automated screw up... it's a pretty bad one. Accusing people of copyright infringements incorrectly is not on and worthy of "automated" apologies?
I would suggest the best course of action.. keep doing the disputes and expalining what is going on.. keep adding content to the forums. GoDigital may simply be an automated partner here too (ie. the catalogue belongs to one of their artists).
Youtube... please explain? The copyright notices are obviously in error!
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Another individual, EXANIER started a similar thread called "How do we defeat this false copyright infringement claim from GoDigital Media Group?" GO DIGITAL MEDIA RESPONDED THERE. This is his link: http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/youtube/thread?tid=72105c743363fdeb&hl=en&fid=72105c743363fdeb000479dcd130a467 .
He provided some great videos on this copyright subject.
Thank you all for your replies. TO DATE: I RECEIVED ANOTHER VIDEO COPYRIGHT CLAIM! Again, all my Audio comes from my APPLE computers audio content in which I am sole owner. THIS IS THE EMAIL I RECEIVED. I DID NOT GET AN EMAIL FOR THE OTHER CLAIM:
NOVEMBER 25, 2009 "Your video, ... MAY have content that is owned or licensed by GoDigital Media Group." No action is required on your part; however, if you are interested in learning how this affects your video, please visit the content ID Matches section of your account for more information." Sincerely, - The YouTube Team
ON MY CHANNEL THE YOUTUBE COPYRIGHT INFO STATEMENT states that" "Your video,_____name withdrawn), MAY include content that is owned or licensed by Content owner GODIGITALMEDIAGROUP TYPE: AUDIO CONTENT. What should I do? No action is required on your part. Your video is still available worldwide. In some cases ads may appear next to your video. What can I do about my video's status?"
The YOUTUBE team leaves no phone number. They provide a counterclaim form. On Youtube's counterclaim web form they do not give an option to change the statement. In order to submit a counterclaim, Youtube forces the individual to copy and paste their statement to the form in order to submit. I attempted to change the wording on my statement to: FALSE COPYRIGHT CLAIM, NOT DISABLED, HOWEVER ADVERTISING WITHOUT MY PERMISSION HAS ENSUED. AFTER I submitted my change in my counter claim the original statement defaulted back.
This is what it says: YOUTUBES COUNTERCLAIM FORM: "Statement of Good Faith- Type the following statement into the box above- I have a good faith belief that the material was disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification, and that I am not intentionally abusing this dispute process. "
Does YOUTUBE then get to ignore my counterclaim submittal since my video was not taken down? After submitting the YOUTUBES COUNTERCLAIM FORM there is no indication as to a time frame which, if ever, the issue is resolved. SO advertising can continue indefinitely! YOUTUBE does provide a form if you have a legal issue, however after you go through the prompts, it is reserved for people making defamation claims only.
Federal regulations state that fines and penalties can occur if a video is taken down due to a false claim. Youtube states "Please note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability. Please also be advised that we enforce a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of subscribers who are repeat infringers."
IS THIS THE LOOPHOLE?? By not disabling my video, further action is not required and everyone makes money, except me, the innocent channel owner? WHAT ABOUT THE ACCUSERS YOUTUBE????
The audio copyright claim on my video, and advertising on my channel ensued just like Youtube stated when it said "advertising MAY appear on your site"! WOW!!!!!! When a TAKEDOWN NOTICE COUNTERCLAIM is filed the Federal government gets involved under sect 512, however, I can't file a TAKEDOWN NOTICE COUNTER CLAIM because I was not issued a take down notice. My assumed guilt permits Youtube to allow its customers the liberty of advertising on my channel. How much money is passing hands? My site times how many others who do not know what their rights are, or how to pursue, or don't have time??? I will be contacting the attorney general, and I strongly urge all affected to group together and do the same. I don't have the the time, or knowledge, buy hey youtube, I AM LEARNING AND I INTEND ON FIGHTING BACK!
YOUTUBES CONTENT ID MATCH PROGRAM BELOW looks great for the company or individual who wants to protect his/her work, however there is no protection for individuals like myself. YOUTUBE admits that it's software program is not flawless which is why it states that your video MAY include content that is owned. Because YOUTUBE cannot guarantee that their software is flawless, they should have no right to then advertise until an investigation following a counterclaim is finalized. This is a money making scheme in my opinion, and should not be allowed. Much time will pass while the monetary awards pile in. The way the system is set up, in my opinion assumes the accused party of wrong doing, and leaves it difficult for individuals like me to resolve.
Youtube advertises to companies to sign up for the CONTENT ID MATCH PROGRAM below. Solid proof that is not required on ones channel regarding these ID matches, difficult recourse for channel owners like myself makes this system an invitation for abuse. Did GODIGITALMEDIA GROUP make the error, OR YOUTUBE, or the software developer of the content ID Program? Exanier posted some interesting videos regarding this on his thread. I am hoping he will post again here as well.
Youtube states that advertising revenue (in other words) may result ,so why rock the boat when money is at stake?? Afterall, how many people will really challenge their system. HMMMM. I am thinking of making a video on the subject with instructions for all, including the attorney generals address and contact information. It can be done.
Content Identification Signup http://www.youtube.com/content_id_signup
Some, not all of Youtubes selling features are in a section called "What are Audio and Video ID? some statements are:
"Identify user uploaded videos compromised entirely OR partially of their content, and..... Choose, in advance, what they want to happen when those videos are found. Make money from them. Get stats from them. Or block them from youtube altogether. It's up to you. "Our technology automatically identifies your content and applies preferred policy: monetize, track, or block. Why use audio ID and Video ID? Make money, hundreds of media companies have signed up already, multiplying their inventory of monetizable videos. ...See how your videos are performing, monetizing, being blocked----at a a glance.... If this program sounds like something for you, tell us more about yourself on our CONTENT ID SIGNUP."
So YouTUBE is in the business of capitalizing on copyright infringements, and opening the door to fraud. IN MY OPINION!
"YouTube's state-of-the-art technologies let rights owners:
- Identify user-uploaded videos comprised entirely OR partially of their content, and ..........Choose, in advance, what they want to happen when those videos are found. Make money from them. Get stats on them. Or block them from YouTube altogether. It's up to you."
........."Our technology automatically identifies your content and applies your preferred policy: monetize, track, or block.
Why use Audio ID and Video ID?
- Make Money. Hundreds of media companies have signed up already, multiplying their inventory of monetizeable videos.
- Fan Interaction. Turn your fans into marketers and distributors of your content—while letting them interact with their favorite content.
- Reduce Infringement. Educate your fans about your copyright preferences and prevent your content from being distributed on YouTube without your permission.
- Fully Automated. Once you're set up, Audio ID and Video ID identify, claim, and apply policies to YouTube videos for you.
- Market Data. Access snapshots of your content profile on YouTube, anytime. See how your videos are performing, monetizing, being blocked—at a glance."""
If this program sounds like something for you, tell us more about yourself on our Content ID signup.
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