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In this story, cats and lame copyright bullshit collide. It’s the perfect internet story. Have you ever heard a cat purring and thought, man this really sounds like that one song? Well, YouTube did. And it recently flagged one cat video with a copyright notice. In March of 2014, YouTube user Digihaven uploaded this hour-long video of his cat Phantom …
YouTube’s done a decent job of winning over content creators and rights holders, and its Content ID system, which lets them identify and profit from user-uploaded clips, has been a big part of that. Content ID may become an even more popular feature, too, now that a quirk has been ironed out.
YouTube’s Content ID system appears to have caught on in a big way. This afternoon, a senior product manager stated that over 1,000 content owners now make use of it, and that they’ve provided more than 1 million reference files containing about 100,000 hours’ worth of material.