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Is it safe to copy a competitors video? purely for SEO purposes.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by minimo88, Jun 18, 2013.

  1. minimo88

    minimo88 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Is it safe? Will google even be able to differentiate between my version and my competitors version?
     
  2. Smeems

    Smeems Regular Member

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    Google does an awful job at being able to identify original written content vs mass scraped articles.

    What makes you think video will be an exception?
     
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    Smmems is right, but to counter that, your competitors are able to flag and report stolen videos. Just depends if they find it or not. I would stay away if possible.
     
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    Still copyright infringement...
     
  5. minimo88

    minimo88 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I will keep that in mind.
     
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    RedStain Regular Member

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    To answer your second question Google crawlers cannot interpret video content so in short no. Is it safe? Probably not, for reasons mentioned above
     
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    futurestunner BANNED BANNED

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    Safe for you, BUT Not safe for VIDEO
     
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    Google does have ways to find copied content and videos, pics etc. So dont use it, also you would be in a bigger mess and if the competitor company finds out and sues your company. So best is to avoid it.