As you may have heard – YouTube has some sort of software that scans all the videos on their site and checks copyright. We thought it was just a bunch of interns but maybe its true – we got this email this morning for a video we posted 2 years ago on the site:

Dear PiersFawkes,

Your video “Urban Spam” has been identified by YouTube’s Content Identification program as containing copyrighted content which Domino Records claims is theirs.

Your video “Urban Spam” is still available because Domino Records does not object to this content appearing on YouTube at this time. As long as Domino Records has a claim on your video, they will receive public statistics about your video, such as number of views. Viewers may also see advertising on your video’s page.

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