YouTube pre-empts copyright strikes

In an attempt to make its Creators more aware of the issues they may fall foul of if they upload videos with copyright music tracks on them, YouTube has unveiled a new search tool to solve the dilemma.

Looking for a specific track in YouTube’s Audio Library will now provide details of what restrictions (if any) will apply to your video once it goes live as in this example:

YouTube music check screen
YouTube music check screen

Meanwhile the Google-owned website is urging Creators to use music tracks from its “free use” selection which have no such restrictions.

Full info at youtubecreator.blogspot.com/2014/12/mystery-solved-what-happens-when-you.html

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