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YouTube Tweaks Copyright Policy: Rights Holders Can’t Monetize Videos With Short or Unintentional Music Uses

YouTube is tweaking its copyright policy, blocking rights holders from manually monetizing “creator videos with very short or unintentional uses of music.” In a blog post, YouTube announced the change, which will go into effect in mid-September, won’t affect copyright claims filed through content ID, which handles 98% of all claims filed on YouTube, according to the company.

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