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  1. Have you considered making a deal with music licensing companies (BMI, ASCAP, etc) to allow streamers permission to use their catalogs if we opt to pay them (or you?) a small monthly fee for this right/service?

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  2. In 2020, many streamers got hit by a wave of DMCA takedown requests for old clips and VODs which affected the streamer's standing.
    Since Twitch is currently using a three-strike rule similar to YouTube and other platforms, this put some streamers on the verge of being banned.

    My proposal is to let such takedowns "expire" after a period of e.g. 90 days, i.e. they don't affect Good Standing after that period.
    Since takedowns (regardless of whether justified or not) can appear on years-old content and even live content, this would introduce a fair solution to streamers and Twitch, and is…

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  3. Under German law (§8 UrhG), and certainly under the equivalent copyright laws of various other countries, anyone who participates in the creation of a work is entitled to co-authorship.
    Theoretically, users who write in the Chat which is inserted in the stream footage can claim co-authorship of the stream.
    Yes, in this case one can argue that as with a call on live television, it must be expected that one's own contribution (like the voice on television), will be broadcast live.
    BUT: That streamers offer a VoD on Twitch is OPTIONAL. Also, that streamers record the stream and upload to…

    7 votes

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  4. The current response from Twitch hasn't given these communities many options to move forward. Even giving us with more information on which tracks are high risk would help significantly.

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  5. One of my biggest DMCA concerns is having to delete an entire VOD because of a few minutes of music. Is Twitch working on a way to cut out specific parts of VODs so that we don't have to sacrifice the entire stream?

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  6. Have a site to test if a particular audio file will be tagged for DMCA so streamers can check audios before playing them on stream

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  8. Stop muting licensed audio! If you persist on doing this, at least let people save their appeal form to paste in every time you mute licensed audio! Also, does it really take a MONTH to do an appeal of licensed audio? Can't we just show our license and move? Also, once you clear a track, can't you carry that over so you don't re-mute the next video? This is crazy, and not what the DMCA intended!

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  9. Farm simulator, I keep getting copywrite wrnings from it- did you people know the game developers BOUGHT the RIGHTS to EVERY SONG in their GAME? YES... they did so playing the radio "in game radio" does not violate ANY copywrite laws!

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  10. HEllo ,

    Too much problemes about NCS sounds ==> no copyright sound , too much streams are cut!!! with not good reason of sound.

    STOP cutting sounds auto !!!!!!!!!!!

    Someone of twitch staff , need to see please. i play Tobu , a NCS release on my streams. Not all your songs found by your algorithme.

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  12. May I ask if the official customer service has been permanently banned, can I use a new account?

    (reapply) (reapply)
    Since the official did not specify this part
    Most of the official customer service said please go to the suggestion area
    my question
    Is it possible to recreate an account?
    Thank you official customer service

    hello customer service
    I am autistic
    I may have too many questions sorry

    google translate

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  13. Identifying games like ats and GTA that has copyrighted music in it so streamers wont get banned for listening to in game music I recently had Twitch turn off publishing VOD videos for listening to in game music

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  14. Deberían chequear los algoritmos de detección de audio, hoy he puesto este video de fondo en el streaming :
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-UoGFlvtb4&t=10244s&ab_channel=RelaxSpaMusic
    y en youtube indica que es sin copy, me han capado el audio.
    Revisenlo por favor.
    Gracias!

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  15. I used "Raining in osaka" as the background music throughout the live broadcast, but I only received copyright for a certain segment, I don't know why, and there was no other music in the middle.

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  16. The musical atmosphere being an important part for the creation of content on the platform, and to limit future problems with the DMCA as we can see now.

    I propose an extension (or a feature) in partnership with the main music streaming software that would allow music to be broadcast directly on the live page and not integrated into the video stream.

    If we take the example of Spotify, having to link its twitch page with spotify so that the viewers can hear the music we add to our stream in real time

    And of course find a way for…

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  17. Evidence of the situation I describe will be at the end of this description.

    Twitch streamers are being DMCA'd despite deleting all of their old VODs and clips that they were told to delete. For those that aren't aware, that media never actually got deleted, just taken off of Twitch. Every old VOD and clip that has ever existed (yes that includes banned streamers) are still stored on a server that Twitch owns.

    Now you may be wondering why this is an issue, and more importantly, why is this only an issue now? Well here's the thing: The server hosting…

    159 votes

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  18. Please let all people play music on twich and stop it with the copy right stuff let all people play copy right stuff because Facebook is giving people the red tags and kicking people off so please twitch can you let all people play music on twich and let people play what kind of music what they what?

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  19. The text that appears with DMCA audio is grammatically incorrect.

    "Audio for portions of this video has been muted as it appears to contain copyrighted content owned or controlled by a third party."

    The has should be have. 'Audio portions have'... NOT 'audio portions has'... Video is not the subject of the sentence. It's crazy this hasn't been fixed.

    This has been irking me for years.

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  20. Do I need to explain this? Do I EVEN need to explain this?

    If Twitch Partners are going to abuse DMCA, then there should be some SERIOUS punishment for it. Revoke their Partnerships for anyone who blatantly abuses it and, should the case be a severe one, disallow them from re-achieving Partnership status for a length of time or even permanently (with Affiliation being either harder to attain or also permanently disallowed; again, depends on the severity of the case).

    Hold the people at the top accountable. Do not let them abuse the system because it hurts people on the…

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