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Is it Illegal to Embed Movies on Your Website?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by lryan22, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. lryan22

    lryan22 Newbie

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    Newbie question here.

    Let's say I find a website that hosts movies. (That's obviously illegal) But would it be illegal for me to embed those movies on my website? I technically wouldn't be hosting them on my site, just embedding them. I live in the US by the way. Thanks
     
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    ziplack Supreme Member

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    you can use a offshore hosting and a .to domain and you will be fine
     
  3. leon0021

    leon0021 Regular Member

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    In law, you can't use them to monetize.
    Although you are not hosting the illegal movie copy, you are spreading it on ur website.
     
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  4. lryan22

    lryan22 Newbie

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    Does offshore hosting prevent you from being sued by companies based in the US?
     
  5. Sardosa

    Sardosa Regular Member

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    You're responsible for what is on your site. Whatever is it - if it violates something - you're involved.
    We had a case against some forum owner idiot who claimed he is not responsible for posts. Everybody laughed.
    In your case it is even easier. Just don't do it or use different name ID etc...
     
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  6. brainagogo

    brainagogo Registered Member

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    Yes it's illegal if you are caught with the act. If your wife robbed a bank and gave you the money and you spend them, you're considered an accomplice.