How to report or delete a copied YouTube video - Quick and easy

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It happens more often than desirable that unscrupulous people copy videos and post them on their YouTube accounts or channels, infringing the copyright or copyright of any third party. This type of copyright infringement is obviously a crime. But because YouTube is a global network that crosses borders, it is often extremely difficult to report this type of incident to the law.

If the video belongs to you, you can report it on YouTube for copyright and copyright and have it deleted



It also happens that when you publish a video on YouTube, technically the product is considered by many to be a video in the public domain. However, it can also be reported by the author or authors, or by the production company as appropriate, if they believe it is being used for commercial or improper purposes.

Many users have started using YouTube in order to make money from their videos or channel, which is why maintaining the originality of the video can be so important.

YouTube allows you to flag to remove any copied content

For generators of multimedia content, YouTube is perhaps the most suitable platform to upload your productions through the web. Hundreds of hours of video and multimedia are uploaded to YouTube every minute. In this note, we explain the steps to take to report the deletion of a video copied from YouTube.

Of the thousands of hours of videos that are posted on YouTube every second , the company only evaluates, when there is music, di have its Copyright in its rules.

The rest of the videos, images and multimedia that are also uploaded are not subject to strict control. However, companies or individuals concerned may request by complaint the deletion of a product X that they believe infringes their copyright or damages their intellectual property.



Millions of videos per minute

YouTube, come leading platform in the supply of multimedia and video content, is full of people who aspire to make money easily, without complicating their life. They do this using a Google AdSense account.

Therefore, they blatantly copy from the same platform or from others such as Instagram; quality videos and upload them back to YouTube as if they were made by them.

In these cases, since you are not able to withdraw them but the company, YouTube allows you to report them and after a proper verification of the platform, the products are withdrawn.

How to report and remove a copied YouTube video?

The first step is to have a way to prove that the video is yours Intellectual Property or that of the company you work for. You must be able to prove your rights.

The primary way is to have the URL of the original video hosted on YouTube or another platform, dated before the reported video or videos. If the video is not hosted on any platform, a legal document proving authorship.

In this way, you open your YouTube account and position yourself on the video you want to disable. At the bottom of the video there are three options: » Share » «Save» e "Other" or three points. You position yourself in the latter option, click it and press «report».

The next step to delete a video copied to YouTube is to meet all the requirements that YouTube has. These are requirements that have to do with your allegations as to why you want to deactivate the video in question. Here the option that must be indicated is " It infringes my copyright «.



The information must be verifiable

An important aspect to take into consideration when making a complaint of this type is that the data provided they must be truthful, fully verifiable.

This is because YouTube checks and if any of the data is false, the complaint is invalid. It can also lead to legal problems if it turns out that it is a fake report.


Once this is done, it will take a few days for the company to carry out the verification and offer an answer. Here are the steps you need to take to report and delete a copied YouTube video.

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