The YouTube video hosting rules clearly regulate the actions of the authors of the videos and they become tougher every year.
Recently, they started blocking videos that used copyrighted music, which led to a big appearance strikes.
What is a YouTube strike? This is a complaint from the copyright owner, who found his content in the videos. It is not necessary for this to be an audio file. There are cases when complaints were filed for the use of parts of other people's videos or even for the fact that the author in the video read someone else's text.
If it happens that someone complains about content from your channel , you will immediately receive an alert about this in the Email, and also you will see the information in the settings:
As you can see, due to one warning, the channel received a bad reputation. For this reason, monetization has been turned off, uploading videos longer than 15 minutes is no longer possible, and annotations with external links no longer work.
If you receive additional complaints, you can block your YouTube account, so you shouldn’t disregard it.
Almost everyone who uses earnings on YouTube has encountered such complaints. Sometimes they come not even justified.
Complaints are accepted even without evidence, and then sit and prove that you have previously agreed with someone or this is your author's content.
If you had to deal with strikes on YouTube, there are 3 solutions to the problem:
In practice, cross-orders often lead to the removal of strikes. Most importantly, to explain everything correctly and, if possible, refer to the laws of the Russian Federation. If there was an agreement, provide correspondence with the person.
There is a lot of pirated content on the Internet, despite the fact that no one has canceled copyright. Specifically, on YouTube, they are trying to follow this; it’s only bad that complaints are often served from scratch, and it takes a long time to prove one’s case.
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