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Is embedding a movie illegal?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by karupoiss, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. karupoiss

    karupoiss Elite Member

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    If I want to embed a movie from another site to my page then is it illegal?
     
  2. EyeSight

    EyeSight BANNED BANNED

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    yes it is illegal .. if you are posting it on facebook or twitter maybe your account will be suspended
     
  3. Amsterdammer

    Amsterdammer Power Member

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    That depends on the movie, the site you upload to and sometimes local laws. In The Netherlands a simple link to another website can get you in trouble these days, depending on what you are linking too of course.

    On itself embedding a movie is not illegal, just look at embedding a Youtube video for example.
     
  4. mikeads66

    mikeads66 Junior Member

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    Don't think so. As long as you're not hosting them.
     
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    Embedding = publishing. Just because you don't host the content doesn't mean you don't infringe on anyone's copyright.