Nintendo Creators Purgatory: Why YouTubers should think twice before registering for the Nintendo Creators Program
Recently, Nintendo launched the Nintendo Creators Program, designed to share profits generated from YouTube advertising revenue with YouTube creators using copyrighted Nintendo content. While the program is an insightful response to the problems many content rights holders face in policing YouTube for copyright infringement and submitting take down notices, it as has several pitfalls for creators including exposure to censorship, bureaucracy and content use and abuse.
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