YouTube Gave Creators a Little Cushion on Copyright Claims via Its Manual Claiming System

The new policy covers ‘very short or unintentional uses of music’

Copyright owners that fail to follow the new policy face losing their access to manual claiming PashaIgnatov/iStock

YouTube said that starting in mid-September, copyright owners using its manual claiming tool can no longer monetize videos by creators with “very short or unintentional uses of music.”

@9Number9 David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.