YouTube to 'school' users in copyright

Under increasing pressure from copyright holders in the music, film and TV industries, YouTube has introduced its Copyright School in the US. Now anyone posting content that breaks copyright will have to watch an education video and pass a quiz to be allowed to post video files again.

The video features cartoon characters Happy Tree Friends and a slightly tongue-in-cheek voiceover that warns users their account will be terminated if they infringe copyright. It also explains how fair use applies ...

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