Twitch Streamers Are Getting DMCA Takedown Notices Again

Following the wave of Twitch’s July DMCA takedown notifications, many streamers on the platform have received another round of emails warning them of copyright infringement on their channel. Instead of issuing account strikes, Twitch automatically deleted the content flagged. The platform went on to state that this is a one-time warning and advises users learn copyright laws.

In other words, recipients of the email did not receive any long-term penalty–a strike–on their channel. Twitch also did not let users file counterclaims, which apparently is a policy that Twitch will keep going forward. In a tweet, the platform stated that it will continue to automatically delete any clips that contain copyrighted music without attaching strikes to accounts.

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