Is THis Illegal?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by GoonerboyFoze, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. GoonerboyFoze

    GoonerboyFoze Junior Member

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    Say I took footage from a popular video on youtube, changed the title and made my own video and then in the description gave a link to my ebook, would it be illegal?

    I know the original owner can file for copyright, but could I get into more trouble?
     
  2. dr.pepper

    dr.pepper Regular Member

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    I dont think you would get into any more trouble other than copyright
     
  3. baqarnaqvi

    baqarnaqvi Newbie

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    Are you 12 years old kid?
     
  4. dr.pepper

    dr.pepper Regular Member

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    Doesnt matter if he is or not. Its a valid question
     
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  5. Frankie4Fingers

    Frankie4Fingers Power Member

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    In my opinion, at the moment the most you are going to risk it's your YT channel to be shut down, but going forward I guess it will become more and more riskier.
    In a ten years or earlier, I'm pretty sure most of the technique that now are just blackhat will become illegal.
     
  6. PinkyX

    PinkyX Power Member

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    Yes it is a violation of copyrights. It is illegal