Youtube: False Copyright Claims and Demonetizations
Musicians are getting falsely claimed and wrongfully demonetized and Youtube’s system makes it difficult for them to do anything about it. Please share this page to spread the awareness.
If you’re a victim of this problem, or know some musician who is being affected by this, fill out the form by pressing the button below. I will add the issue onto this page.
Channels that were affected
Mar 8: Even more videos removed, Channel has 60 strikes. [Tweet]
Mar 12: He made a reddit post, it garnered lots of attention, Grandayy shared the problem on Twitter and TeamYoutube responded. Steve’s Channel is now no longer scheduled for termination and all of his videos are back up. [Tweet] [Tweet2] [Tweet3] [YTPost]
Dec 12: His original song, “The Calling” got claimed by a channel called “Ramjets” [Tweet]
Dec 14: After submitting a dispute, Youtube repeated that the false claim was legitimate. [Tweet]
Dec 19: The claimant whose name was used in the claim had nothing to do with the claim itself. [Tweet]
Dec 23: Got his revenue rights back and the Ramjets channel was deleted. [Tweet]
Current State: Copyright claim disputed successfully but the culprit stole a lot of revenue during the process.
Many more people are being affected with Youtube’s poor system, and will be added here.
Last updated 2019-03-11 1:49am PST