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Monetisation with videos that are not mine

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by the.spike, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. the.spike

    the.spike Regular Member

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    I have a youtube channel on which i upload videos of produst that i sell on my site. I didn't make these videos, i just downloaded and reuploaded them.

    Will my account get banned if i activate monetisation for these videos?
     
  2. Beven

    Beven Elite Member

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    Not worth the risk to say that you won't get much in terms of revenue anyway.

    My advice would be just to make money from your sales.
     
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  3. Tommy Lawrence

    Tommy Lawrence Senior Member

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    This is known as video spam and it's a severe offense which when detected will automatically result in the termination of your YouTube account, no questions asked.
    Either way, your account will still get terminated in a few weeks for violating YouTube's policy on spam, deceptive practices and scams
     
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    bihguy Power Member

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    If the videos are under creative common then you can reupload them, but you can't monetize them.