Uploading pre-release music to Youtube?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by nerdio, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. nerdio

    nerdio Newbie

    Jun 22, 2011
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    I'm not talking about being the source of a leak, just about uploading already leaked albums from peer to peer networks to Youtube before the release date.

    I see people doing it all the time, some of them with obvious monetization. Are they not risking prosecution?

    The only thing I could find on the subject was this:


    However this is for a cammed concert, which I guess is more serious than an already leaked album,

    Trying it out I've found the copyright filter blocks some videos globally, some videos in certain countries, and some videos not at all, even from the same album.

    Obviously Youtube has agreements with the major record labels, so user uploaded tracks end up with an iTunes download link on them and such. Does this simply mean that what the copyright filter lets through is fair game?

    Can this be done worry free?
  2. Essence19

    Essence19 BANNED BANNED

    Aug 10, 2010
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    They dont legally target you but your account gets banned.
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