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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AOC Will Play Among Us With Popular Streamers Tonight

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to play Among Us on Twitch to help get people to vote—currently, her plan is to stream tonight, October 20, though no specific time has been announced. The New York Representative hasn’t played Among Us before either, but streamers are already champing at the bit to get her on their stream. After her initial tweet, she sent out a follow-up asking for recommendations on who to play with.

The call for fellow players and streamers was met with several eager and high-profile volunteers, including Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar, streamer and political commentator Hasan Piker, streamer Pokimane, and more. Ocasio-Cortez expressed an interest in using the live stream to encourage more

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