Popular video game streaming platform Twitch Suffers Massive Data Breach. Twitch Data Breach is trending…
Twitch is an American video live streaming service that focuses on video game live streaming, including broadcasts of esports competitions. In addition, it offers music broadcasts, creative content, and more recently, “in real life” streams. It is operated by Twitch Interactive, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc.
Record Twitch watch hours ballooned and shattered records with over 2 billion hours in March. It seems that people are having a blast watching video game streams as Twitch sets a new…
There are hundreds of videos that have been taken down by Twitch due to copyright infringement and streamers are not happy about it. There was a time when Twitch only received close to 50 DMCA notifications per year but now these numbers have reached thousands per year.
Twitch has taken down several videos from partnered streamers channels earlier this week in what is described as the strongest action taken against copyrighted content to date. The mass-ban continued on content that was found to include copyright infringement material.
Twitch revealed this week it will be handing out permanent suspensions amid the latest wave of abuse allegations. Investigation is ongoing as Twitch takes additional steps to combat abuse and hate within its communities.