content ID

  • As It Focuses On Content ID And Monetization, ZEFR Signs UMG, Sony Music, Ultra Music, And NASCAR

    As It Focuses On Content ID And Monetization, ZEFR Signs UMG, Sony Music, Ultra Music, And NASCAR

    It’s been about nine months since Movieclips rebranded as ZEFR to provide content ID and monetization tools to publishers distributing or claiming their content on YouTube. Today, the startup is announcing its first big customers, signing up big-name music labels like UMG, Sony Music, and Ultra Music, as well as NASCAR. Read More

  • YouTube Changes Its Content ID Appeals Process

    YouTube Changes Its Content ID Appeals Process

    YouTube today announced that it is making some important changes to its appeals process for users who think their videos were falsely flagged for copyright infringements by YouTube’s Content ID system. Previously, when users filed an appeal and the copyright owner rejected this appeal, the user was generally left without any recourse for certain types of Content ID claims. Starting… Read More

  • YouTube/Google will destroy your piracy

    Be warned, people who videotape and then post 2 minute videos from the Hannah Montana show — Google is on to you. You may think your your mash-up of Sophie’s Choice and Chocolate Rain (see above) was fair use, but that stuff is somebody’s hard work and dedication and those people are human. Google will now terminate the accounts of repeat infringers, ensuring they are banished… Read More