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YouTube To Help Video Creators Defend Clips

YouTube will now cover the legal bills for a small number of content creators, if they're sued over clips that make fair use of copyrighted material. "With approval of the video creators, we’ll keep the videos live on YouTube in the U.S., feature them in the YouTube Copyright Center as strong examples of fair use, and cover the cost of any copyright lawsuits brought against them," Google's legal director for copyright, Fred von Lohmann, says in a blog post.

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