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Addictedtoedm / Arienne Milano

If you’re buddies with any producers on Facebook, there’s an excellent likelihood you noticed a minimum of one them complaining about SoundCloud this morning. A quantity producers, a complete we haven’t even begun to calculate but, have been struck with a bevy copyright strikes, most them dubstep producers.

Among these affected have been Mastadon, Slimez, Subtronics, Xaebor, Ubur and Wooli. There are seemingly many extra who haven’t but made the information public or maybe much more coming. We don’t know.

It appears that the takedowns are a outcome a malicious third get together who’s claiming copyright on songs not belonging to them. There’s at the moment no manner for SoundCloud customers to dispute immediately with whoever has claimed copyright, so it’s close to unattainable to correct observe down whoever is perhaps committing this nefarious act. However, proof factors to an account calling itself “DR EGG” which has been leaving unusual feedback with many the producers affected by this incident.

While anger and frustration ought to course be directed at this unknown perpetrator, a good quantity producers are additionally bringing to mild SoundCloud’s personal ineffective safety and clearance course of. An announcement from SVDDEN DEATH given solely to Your EDM reads, “SoundCloud is ruining the dubstep neighborhood by permitting anybody to assert a tune as their very own and take away it from existence. Until they repair their take down coverage, I’ll now not be importing songs to this platform.”

A petition has been began on in an try to convey mild to SoundCloud’s floundering and ten ineffective copyright system. Sign right here should you want to add your voice to the dialogue.

An announcement from SoundCloud to Your EDM states, “Our takedown notification course of is designed to respect copyright, and it’s our coverage to evaluation all infringement claims per the rules outlined in our Help Center.

“Upon evaluation, we have now decided these copyright claims usually are not legitimate, and are blissful to report we’ve reinstated all affected content material.”

somebody simply false copyright striked ALL my songs which are 100% me and now they’re gone on my professional account I’ve spent…

Posted by Svdden Death on Thursday, November 15, 2018

9 my songs have been taken down from SoundCloud in a single day for copyright claims. I’m at a complete loss for phrases. Years …

Posted by Slimez on Thursday, November 15, 2018

So actually each tune I've uploaded to Soundcloud this yr simply obtained taken down fuck my life

— MASTADON (@mastadontunes) November 15, 2018

So mainly all my songs the place simply deleted f SoundCloud UHHHHHHH yeah it’s occurred to mainly everybody I do know at this level and SoundCloud is actually useless so I’m not likely even shook tbh

Would be sick in the event that they got here again tho

— SUBTRAWNIKZ (@Subtronics) November 15, 2018

In mild current soundcloud occasions x ive taken all my music f all my accounts in the intervening time. they'll all be up within the subsequent week together with a brand new tune

— xaebor (@XaeboR) November 15, 2018

Hey so @SoundCloud seems like any individual mass copyright striked my account is there any individual I can converse to as a result of this can be a false flag and Im going by way of the method proper now to repair all this

— UBUR (@uburdub) November 15, 2018

Apparently some child goes round getting songs faraway from Soundcloud proper now. One them was my collab with @mastadontunes . Hopefully it will get resolved quickly. Poor elephants :/ They will March once more

— BRIDDIM BOY🐘 (@woolimusic) November 14, 2018

I’m on the level the place that till SoundCloud adjustments their copyright take down coverage my self releases will solely be ~45 sec. audio and full on all different streaming platforms

— SVDDEN DEATH (@svddendeathdub) November 15, 2018

SoundCloud is dying and it’s making an attempt to take dubstep with it lol

— HEROBUST (@Herobust) November 15, 2018

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