A little-publicized change in Tunecore's licensing arrangements -- reportedly moving artists from a non-exclusive arrangement to an exclusive one -- without their assent or approval -- and according to some, with NO notice -- has created a situation where many TuneCore users have had their original content locked for 'copyright infringement' -- of their OWN works -- because Tunecore has partnered with an aggressive copyright trolling company. The shutdowns are automated and the only way Tunecore users can protect their content on YouTube or other sites is by putting their 'channels' on those accounts on a 'whitelist' that will identify the content as authorized. Tunecore claims they notified their users. Users claim otherwise.
Here's more from a different artist/Tunecore customer:
I struggled with whether or not I should send this letter, as I