Musician and composer Maria Schneider’s long-running legal battle with YouTube has come to an end after her lawsuit was dismissed.
A lawsuit filed against YouTube by Maria Schneider has been denied class-action status, but a trial is still due to begin on 12 June.
In 2020, musician and composer Maria Schneider filed a class action lawsuit against YouTube. The case is coming to trial this June.
YouTube has published its latest copyright transparency report, covering the first half of 2022. It includes stats for Content ID.
YouTube’s next expansion plans have been leaking out in recent weeks, but at its ‘Made on YouTube’ event yesterday they were confirmed
The way YouTube’s Content ID system works is well known. What’s been missing is an option to share those revenues with the creator…
Content ID is well established as YouTube’s system for identifying copyrighted music in user-uploaded videos, and giving rightsholders the option to take them down, claim their ad revenues or leave […]
Artist and composer Maria Schneider has criticised YouTube publicly several times in the past. For example this open letter in 2016 calling the service “a resounding disaster” for musicians; and this piece in […]
Last week, we reported that Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ had been turned into a Fortnite emote – one of the dances that players can perform in-game to celebrate or goad […]
The news that YouTube is making changes to the way its copyright-claims process works for music used in videos sounds like big news, but the caveat in this case is […]
YouTube’s Content ID copyright-protection system has long been a target of criticism not from music rightsholders, but from ‘creators’ on the platform. Now YouTube is making a change that it […]
MEP Julia Reda is a long-term critic of the music industry, which isn’t surprising given her Pirate Party affiliation. Yet in her latest blog post about Article 13, YouTube is […]