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Looming EU copyright rules – tackling Google news article scraping, installing upload filters – under fire from all sides

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But does YouTube really hate it?

YouTube, by and large, already has the "contentID" system to check uploaded content, and either block the video or monetise it for the copyright holders. In fact, I've seen the article 13 described has "forcing websites to implement a system like contentID".

This would mean article 13 becomes one of those regulations supposed to target giants, but actually acting as a barrier to entry for small competitors who can't afford it.

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