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Downloading Videos off YouTube

by Leo Watson / April 13, 2006 1:29 PM PDT

I recently asked why you can't do this:
Why can't videos be downloaded, a la Google Video? If the site is filled with 'non-copyright' material, why are we still barred to watching it here?

And the response I got was:
Unfortunately we cannot counsel you on legal copyright matters. What you might want to do is to read up on the 'DMCA' which discusses the laws for digital media. Here's a link to an online version of this:

http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf

YouTube does not allow pornographic, obscene, or copyright material to be uploaded. Of course, if you are the OWNER of the video, it is welcomed with open, er, arms! I hope this has helped, and thanks for the email!

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So basically..
by archaeo1 / April 13, 2006 2:51 PM PDT

"Because we said so"

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But don't forget...
by Wendy P. / April 14, 2006 4:47 PM PDT
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We're not evil.

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