Frequently Asked Questions for Content Removal
How To Remove Video From YouTube
Removing a video from YouTube can be done in different ways depending on whether you are the original uploader or not. If you uploaded the video, you can easily remove it by going to your YouTube Studio, navigating to the 'Videos' section, clicking on the video you want to remove, and selecting the 'Delete' option.
If you are not the original uploader but believe the video infringes on your copyright, you can file a Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedown notice. This is a formal request to YouTube to review and potentially remove the content. Once the notice is submitted and verified, YouTube will take appropriate action, which may include removing the video and issuing a copyright strike against the uploader. It's important to use this feature responsibly, as false claims can lead to penalties.
How To File a DMCA on YouTube
Filing a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown notice on YouTube is a formal process to request the removal of copyrighted content that has been uploaded without your permission. To initiate the process, you'll need to go to YouTube's Copyright Complaint Form. After logging in, you'll be guided through steps to identify the infringing video and provide evidence that you own the copyrighted material. You'll also need to provide your contact information and affirm under penalty of perjury that your claim is accurate. Once the form is submitted, YouTube will review your claim. If it's verified, the platform will remove the infringing video and may issue a copyright strike against the uploader's channel.