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Copyrights for image video blog - Do i need offshore hosting?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by guybrushthreepwood, May 31, 2015.

  1. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    Hi,

    im building a funny image/video site in german. my domain has whois guard protection.
    The host´s tos say that they will give out my data if there is a legal issue with my site.

    How do the bigger and established sites solve this problem?

    Do i have to switch to offshore hosting?

    Thank you for your answers ☺

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  2. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    -------- no one?
     
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    V Elite Member

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    It's better if you use offshore hosting when using copyright materials on your site. Also, you'd have to look for an offshore registrar for your domain because from what I hear, Germany is quite strict with piracy laws. Better safe than sorry, mate. Take all the precautions ;)
     
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  4. bermanHost

    bermanHost Regular Member

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    It depends on the situation, if the content of your server is not either copyrighted or illegal then there is no need to go for offshore hosting. However, in your case I suggest you to go for offshore hosting, since it's always good to be on safer site. If you want, you can also find a good hosting deal in BHW market place.
     
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  5. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    I do NOT host any illegal stuff.

    Mainstream stuff only.

    I mean i grab some pictures of ugly animals from wikipedia or other websites, put them into a top 10 list and rank them in google.de.

    But as you said: better safe than sorry ☺
     
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    zer01 Newbie

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    use offshore hosting like 6host9.com· they provide freedom of content and speech