1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

"youtube" in url

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by adbox, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. adbox

    adbox Power Member

    Joined:
    May 1, 2009
    Messages:
    658
    Likes Received:
    107
    Home Page:
    has anyone herd of them gettin pissed about this. I just bought a domain that has youtube in it...
     
  2. wowhaxor

    wowhaxor Executive VIP Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2007
    Messages:
    2,021
    Likes Received:
    3,353
    Location:
    ?¿?
    Home Page:
    They certainly can. If you ever become very successful with it plan on being screwed. Trademarks are something to stay away from in your domain name.
     
  3. adbox

    adbox Power Member

    Joined:
    May 1, 2009
    Messages:
    658
    Likes Received:
    107
    Home Page:
    : / your right...
    what about tube. is tube a trademark?
     
  4. disinfect

    disinfect Newbie

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2008
    Messages:
    17
    Likes Received:
    4
    Hehe, tube is fine. Not just together with "you".
     
  5. rizzmond

    rizzmond Junior Member

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2008
    Messages:
    171
    Likes Received:
    134
    you should be ok with tube as its well used
     
  6. cucr3

    cucr3 Regular Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2008
    Messages:
    409
    Likes Received:
    66
    Occupation:
    CU AM
    Location:
    CHI
    Home Page:
    What about something like UTube or Youtoob?
     
  7. videobroker

    videobroker Registered Member

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2008
    Messages:
    51
    Likes Received:
    7
    I think you can use Twitter for example because that's a verb, a noun and it has something to do with birds. But YOUTUBE is so branded to Google that yes, they can ask you to cease and desist.