"In order to create a system that supports live and [video on demand] across the globe and on multiple platforms, we need to make significant changes to the way we're currently storing video," said Twitch CEO Emmet Shear.
If you're a Twitch streamer, it's pretty much imperative you read both the posts from the Twitch CEO and General Counsel. It covers a lot of ground that'll change the service moving forward.The grand takeaway here is if you want viewers to have an optimal experience it's best to shut off music.
Yes, all music. Trust us, we've had YouTube copyright claims put against us here at Joystiq - utilizing the tech Twitch is implementing - on official publisher videos sent directly to us for distribution.