Twitch Streamers Deliberately Get Themselves Banned For Copyright Infringement
One of the more controversial trends to gain traction on Twitch lately is the wholesale streaming of copyrighted TV shows by some of the site’s top streamers. Bizarrely they appear to have understood the consequences in advance and some are currently sitting out suspensions. So why bite the hand that feeds?
Twitch is best known for its video game live streaming but over time user behavior has taken the platform in new directions.
Of course, variety is great for the community, especially when fresh ideas inspire creativity and push the boundaries to enable progress.
But what happens when some of the platform’s most popular streamers jump onto a trend that most people know is likely to land both them and Twitch in hot water?
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