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YouTube will block copyright trolls from swiping creators’ revenue

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YouTube is making good on its promise to defend its creators from copyright trolls, specifically third parties that claim monetization on users’ videos over seconds of content.

📣This is an important step (with more to come!) towards a better Copyright system for creators & music partners long term.

More on the policy, how it may affect creators, and key dates for enforcement here → https://t.co/byXoCd9lah

— TeamYouTube (@TeamYouTube) August 15, 2019

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