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How are these websites able to exist?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by Crystical, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. Crystical

    Crystical Registered Member

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    I'm sure some of you have downloaded a video from youtube, or used another website to loop a video. My question is: How are these websites able to exist?


    First of all, many of those websites have a name like "youtube-mp3.extension". For example:




    http://www.youtube-mp3.org
    http://www.listentoyoutube.com/
    http://www.youtubeloop.com/


    Isn't that a trademark infringement to begin with? Surely Google has enough money to take those down. It would be different if these websites would just keep popping up, but many of them have existed for a long time.
    Other than the name, I'm sure Google doesn't like the fact that people download videos from Youtube. Else they would've build that feature in anyway.


    Can anyone explain this to me? Does Google just don't care or what? I can't imagine that. These websites aren't small either, they have quite a lot of traffic. Youtube-mp3.org has a global rank of 1,176 and a US rank of 995 according to Alexa.
     
  2. verilix

    verilix Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Why not actually try Googling the name of the first URL?

    "Google Battles YouTube-To-MP3 Conversion Website"
    "Google threatens to sue YouTube MP3 conversion sites"
    "Google Blocks YouTube-MP3.org For Converting Video Songs Into Mp3s"

    .. and more, all on the first page.
     
  3. Crystical

    Crystical Registered Member

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    Holy shit. For some reason didn't think of that lol. Thanks for that.
     
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    Kendkawa Newbie

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    they is
     
  5. Kendkawa

    Kendkawa Newbie

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    joka on the beat
     
  6. maddy

    maddy Junior Member

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    I wonder what goes in the minds of these people who run such sites. They are google, they own the internet. They are going to get you one or the other way.