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Twitch launched a new content-flagging system that checks videos for licensed music tracks and mutes them -- with plenty of bugs and a terrible community response. What's going on?

Christian Nutt

August 7, 2014

5 Min Read

Yesterday, video streaming site Twitch launched a new content-matching algorithm provided by a company called Audible Magic. It scans saved videos in user channels (in Twitch parlance, "VODs") and mutes them in 30-minute blocks if any infringing content is found. Today, Twitch CEO Emmet Shear took to Reddit

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