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Api key question.

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by RoseDawson, May 8, 2012.

  1. RoseDawson

    RoseDawson Newbie

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    Hello,

    If I have a software that uses an API, for example, youtube uploader using api, can youtube tracks that specific videos and accounts were uploaded using single API key ? If I have many yt accounts and I upload all the videos with 1 single API key, is it a risk ? Should the software be uploading via http request or API ? And 1 more question is, aside from API, what are other methods of uploading videos to youtube using a software.Like http request blah blah, I'm looking for term that is used, not sure if it's called http request.

    And 1 more question is, just like I spread videos into more accounts to stay under the radar, is using 1 API key just like I'm using 1 yt account ? Are the risk similar ?

    Thanks
     
  2. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Of course it can track via the API key. It can also track via accounts and ips.
     
  3. openaidbh

    openaidbh BANNED BANNED

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    You would not want to use the API for that; rather, you'd need something that can log in through the browser like a normal user would, upload a video, then log out, change IP's, and repeat the process with the next account.