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Is it illegal to only LINK to OTHER sites that host copyright content??

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Tosty, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Tosty

    Tosty Registered Member

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    1. If my niche was in something that involved lots of copyright material, but I only LINKED to the copyright material that was hosted on another site, and didn't actually host any files on my server.. Would that still be illegal?

    4. I would probably be using Hostgator for hosting, will they ban me? If they do ban me would they ban my entire HG account or only the specific website, leaving my whitehat websites intact?

    3. Would it get my adense/CPA banned?

    4. Best way to monetize would be content locker?

    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. worldisyours

    worldisyours Junior Member

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    I have basically same questions as I have same concept but I already have files up
     
  3. wpbacklinks

    wpbacklinks Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hostgator? sure if they catch you. :D
     
  4. bcoop

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    Hosting companies won't ban your site, if they have any issue they'll just email you with a demand to fix it in X days. linking to other's copyrighted material is not "illegal" but using adsense on this kind of sites won't be a smart move. don't think you should have a problem with CPA or even other CPC networks other that adsense
     
  5. metalan1

    metalan1 BANNED BANNED

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    Right CPA companies really only care about if the leads are converting and if they are making money. If you do not break their tos, you will not be banned.
     
  6. daisy447

    daisy447 Regular Member

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    yeah its not illegal to link to sites which store copyrighted stuffs. In fact most of the warez sites do the same..they simply provide links of filehosting sites where you can download pirated applications.