algopop: YouTube White Noise copyright claims …

algopop:

YouTube White Noise copyright claims test by Sebastian Tomczak

A 10 hour video of just white noise has triggered automated copyright claims from several copyright owners who then profit from lending out their supposed intellectual property. Gizmodo comments: “ the absurdity of someone claiming ownership of a bunch of frequencies with equal intensity playing simultaneously—that’s all white noise is—clearly illustrates just how beyond broken YouTube’s automated copyright system really is.“