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Is it a copyright infringement to publish a screen capture video of the editing of copyrighted material on Youtube?

My son has a lot of fun editing pictures of thoroughly tattooed celebrities in Photoshop, removing their tattoos, earrings, piercings, and whatnot. Recently, he started recording the editing process ...
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What is the legal significance of stating that one does not own or claim rights in an uploaded youtube video?

I mean often you see uploaded videos containing content presumably copyrighted by 3rd party with the uploader stating: "I don't own any rights in this video" What effect does stating such have? Is ...
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Are “Social Media Reacts”-videos on youtube legal?

A popular idea behind multiple youtube channels is to pick a certain topic (say, a tv-series) and then post the reactions that people have to that topic on social media, whether that be a post on ...
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Youtube, downloading videos and local temporary files

Other posts have discussed whether downloading videos from Youtube is legal or not, but I want to point out something else. When you stream a video from Youtube or another streaming service, the ...
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YouTube Copyright

What could happen if I copy some content from an article on a website and narrate it on my YouTube channel with some modifications? What copyright issues would I be facing?
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Uploading to YouTube from 3rd party website

We are planning on starting a website that gives uploaders a service for their videos. The users upload their video to the site, and the site is ranking their videos, letting them have a community ...
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YouTube terms of service + use of thumbnail images in stylesheet

This question is sort of half code, half a legal question. I'm researching what can/can't be done in terms of apps that make use of YouTube embeds as content such as: Neverthink.tv Popular50.com ...
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Is it illegal to download copyright videos for free?

I want to publish fan-made videos on YouTube that contain clips from movies and TV shows. No money will be gained for myself. Is the act of downloading those movies and TV episodes for free, editing ...
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Is downloading YouTube videos legal for personal use? [duplicate]

Hypothetical: I am learning a language at the moment and have found certain playlists very useful. I want to have them on the go and have written an application to download and manage downloaded ...
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Can I make YouTube videos where I read parts of a book aloud

I'm learning languages and in my opinion, one way to improve my skills is to read books aloud. Making it a habit would help me with my vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, etc. I also think there ...
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Can a screenshot from a Youtube (standard license) video be used on Wikipedia?

Regarding images, Wikipedia requires either the approval of the owner or to have a license which allows free usage. Does the "Standard Youtube License" allow to use a screenshot or "frame capture" of ...
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Whistling copyrighted music on youtube

Without going into too much detail as to the why's and wherefore's of the question (I'll put it at the bottom, question first), I am curious about the copyright laws regarding whistling copyrighted ...
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Does microphone recording of audio content from YouTube violate terms of service?

I would like to study the audio patterns of certain recordings on YouTube for scientific purposes, but don't want to violate their terms of service or any laws. Can I: play a youtube track, record it ...
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Who owns copyright of video gameplay captures?

There are many videos on Youtube and it doesn't seem they are being removed, so one might conclude that they do not infringe copyright of the game publisher. But it could also be that for copyright ...
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Is Patty Mayo's Youtube content legal?

I've recently been watching a youtuber by the name of "Patty Mayo". He arrests people who fail bond payments or fail to appear in court. I've seen "Cops" before, but this guy doesn't blur faces and ...
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Is it legal to post end credits of a movie to YouTube?

Is it legal to post "end credits" of a movie to YouTube? This video provides a straightforward example of both what end credits are, and the action in question. Obviously, it's a part of an original ...
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Is it legal to upload a non-monetized movie to YouTube?

My friend says that as long as you don't monetize/gain profit from the video, it is legal to upload it, but if the owner asks you to remove - you have to remove it. My stance on this is that whether ...
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Copyright question: citing publications in Youtube videos

I have a question regarding “Fair Use” in Youtube videos that are monetized through Google Adsense. In particular, is one allowed to cite academic publications (books, articles, etc.) and refer to ...
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Why don't YouTube take legal actions on YouTube downloader sites/applications?

if they don't/won't do,then why does some youtube downloader apps thrown out of the PlayStore (Tubemate, Vidmate etc ..)? if they do, why there are plethora of web sites/apps doing still doing it?
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Fair use: is legality of use determined separately from legality of source?

Youtube and other content sites have extensive resources (Youtube Fair Use Guidelines) that describe the conditions for fair-use. However, these do not contain adequate treatments of legal content ...
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Can I use Youtube Free Audio Library music in my online video editor?

I made an online video editor (website) and I want to let users to use music from youtube free audio library in their videos. For make it possible I need to display list of music for users, download ...
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Can others simply repost my Creative Commons YouTube video?

I posted a video on YouTube under the Creative Commons (CC) license. Some guy then simply reposts the entire video on his channel. I file a copyright complaint, asking YouTube to take it down. But ...