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Legal to use videos of others ?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by AtTop, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. AtTop

    AtTop Junior Member

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    Hi,

    I'm sure you have all seen videos of some compilations like fail compilation etc. How do the uploaders don't get banned/deleted videos. Or even accused by the original owner of the video? Is it possible to take these videos and cut them into one?

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  2. GoTRooT

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    AtTop Junior Member

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    So if I give a credit in the annotation it's ok to use it? Is a commercial use also fair?
     
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    No, commercial use is not fair.
    You can't use creations of others for your personal benefit (when it comes to money). At least not directly.
    You can post a link to your site and raise your traffic + have some CPA banners there for example. I believe that would be okay with videos like fail compilation, kittehs and shit. Avoid movies, music and similar stuff, if you want to be all white hat though.