Stealing the mental property of content material creators on-line is a surprisingly frequent prevalence, particularly when the content material creator is as common as Twitch’s most distinguished political commentator HasanAbi.
However not like another creators who may be extra litigious, Hasan has a comparatively relaxed coverage with regards to individuals who wish to make, and even revenue, off of fan and clip pages that include his mental property.
Generally, Hasan has no subject with individuals taking issues he does on Twitch and posting them elsewhere. Even when they’re monetizing the content material for themselves, he takes no subject with individuals repurposing his clips—so long as they publicize his model.
“I fucking trip for all of my fan channels,” he mentioned. “YouTube took down a bunch of the fan channels, together with Every day Dose of HasanAbi and stopped monetizing them. … And I talked to my YouTube account supervisor and I used to be like, ‘no, I need them to have the ability to hold monetizing. I need them to do regardless of the fuck they need.’ … I don’t thoughts their existence. I encourage it. I’ve mainly given up my mental property utterly.”
He added that fan pages that exhibit all of his content material are helpful for his model. All he asks in return is that anybody who makes a web page hyperlink his Twitch web page and different social media accounts like TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter.
Hasan additionally confirmed examples of what constitutes an appropriate fan web page, like Every day Dose of Hasan and Hasanabi Productions. The YouTube channels specify that they aren’t affiliated with Hasan instantly, however credit score him as a content material creator.