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News: Google Reports How It Returned $1 Billion To Music Industry From Fan Videos

“Half of the music industry's YouTube revenue comes from fan content claimed via Content ID

The above quote needs to be read 10 times aloud x printed out x stuck on your fridge if you into music x tech stuff. Damn $1 Billion. This is crazy and Google has responded and this is a good sign for musicians.

In more simple words what does this mean. Google Content ID lets copyright owners (musicians) “claim” videos users upload to YouTube x they get money from all the views those clips get.

Here is a crazy fact for you. Google has created $2 billion for copyright owners since 2007.