YouTube’s problematic Content ID says white noise is copyrighted

A YouTube content creator recently found his video the subject of multiple content claims, meaning several people are trying to claim ownership of white noise. Sebastian Tomczak a.k.a “littlescale”, a music technologist based in Australia, told TorrentFreak he received several complaints on his video, which he created via a noise generator. My ten hour white noise video now has five copyright claims! 🙂 — Sebastian Tomczak (@littlescale) January 4, 2018 The original video is a ten hour-long video of white noise; not too unusual by YouTube’s standards. The five claimants all feature white noise in some form or other.…

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