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Fake live concert streams

Since the last year there are tons of Youtube channels claiming they will livestream a concert or event, but the only thing they do is put a link in the description to a vague website.. very annoying.
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Nimish Paradkar
Hi Joey,
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You may report the live streams under inappropriate content or clickbait.
Given it's been going on for a year and there are thousands posted, why won't Google/YouTube do something to crack down on what is ruining YouTube rather than relying on users to report them?
Dj Reeser
Dj Reeser
There is to many of them to report each one individually! Just wanted to see if someone posted a video from last night Hanz Zimmer show in Dublin. There is about 72 filtered results (today's uploads only) with fake live stream!
Dj Reeser
Dj Reeser
Just simply adding a filter to EXCLUDE LIVE STREAM from search results might help here...
Michal Bielejewski
Michal Bielejewski
Exactly man, I think the same, let's cease this fake streaming bullshit or at least let's have our way out. Each time I want to check some footage from the gig that I was at I'm drowning in a scam
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as repeatedly stated, YOU must tell thye copyright owners. no one here or at youtube can do anything without a report from the copyright owners


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