Tuesday, June 12, 2007

YouTube Testing Copyright Technology

YouTube is preparing to test new video identification technology that will identify copyrighted material as it is uploaded. The test will be held in conjunction with Time Warner and the Walt Disney Company in about one months time. According to Reuters the “video fingerprinting tools” scan for unique attributes in video clips that identify them as being copyrighted material. Media companies are then notified of the infringing material and are given the choice between having the video removed or keep it up as part of a revenue-sharing deal with YouTube.

read the rest at Tech Crunch

Wave bye bye to all the licenced anime that made it's way back on to youtube. Time to find an alternative.

Or be a hero to your friends and the industry and buy it legally ! ^_~ (and invite me over for your anime night)


Sharp said...

Not that you endorse streaming licensed anime, right...


electric goldfish said...

Nevar! We all should buy licenced anime :)