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2:38 pm

YouTube - theft of intellectual property

I made the mistake of searching for the one youtube video I had made (for my first book). It brought up a number of other items, including a lead for:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnNFpWQO_ao

It advertized that a complete free copy of the work, for which I own all the rights to reproduction and distribution, was available for download at www.audilib.com.

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3:20 pm

YouTube - unethical behavior on your behalf

Hello,

Today I searched up "change my mind steven crowder" and noticed that his channel does not populate until around 70 videos down the list. Your policies discriminate against individuals who share the same political views. You say you are an open platform but it is obvious you are not as you have demonitized StevenCrowder's channel and have made it more difficult to find. You also constantly change your policies to essentially silence his channel and also decrease the amounts of views he receives. Your political bias is obvious and you are pushing them onto conservative individuals who use your platform to view these videos.

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Oct 06, 2019 8:08 pm

I've noticed this happening and I completely agree with you. YouTube needs to stop being biased or at least be honest.

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5:17 am

YouTube - kids channels inappropriate advertising

With my account, i let my son to watch youtube cartoons on our smart tv. My son is 3 years old, so i'm very careful to what he watches. Usually he watches cartoons made for toddlers, very simple. The problem is about the ads which appears during cartoons: we had several adults adv, and is not a big deal if are ads about cars or fashion. The problem is when he saw the movies trailer of "IT" and "Jocker", with images which are totally inappropriate and scary for a toddler (included the "It" clown face covered in blood). I know he's watching cartoons on my account but, during cartoons, adults ads should be banned (not to say adv should be banned completely). Please take some measure about it.

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6:10 am

YouTube - being demonetized 12 days after being monetized?

My channel was approved for monetization on 9th September 2019, 12 days later I get an email from youtube informing me that my channel had been demonized due to Repetitious content.
I can only consider that this is some bad joke created by someone with a very cruel mind that likes to play with people's feelings, and this has to be reported at the highest level.

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Update by UFO mania
Sep 28, 2019 3:36 pm

My channel was approved for monetization on 9th September 2019, 12 days later I get an email from youtube informing me that my channel had been demonetized due to Repetitious content.
I can only consider that this is some bad joke created by someone with a very cruel mind that likes to play with people's feelings, and this has to be reported at the highest level.

QuoteYouTube Community  
Silver Product Expert
Dietmar
You write in this help community with users (even the product experts are only users like you), not with Google, or YouTube employees.
Nor are you the only one who loses his monetarization because of the more stringent terms of use and community guidelines on "reused content" and "third-party content". ThirdPhaseOfMoon can also sing a song about this. (To mention only one of the big YouTuber of your category)
What's more, channels like yours spread often unchecked [censored], or parrot conspiracy theories.
YouTube leaves you largely in peace with your pawn catchery, only you won't earn money with it anymore.
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Nothing goes with the ThirdPhaseOfMoon channel it continues to be monetized as well as the secureteam10 channel which also continues to be monetized, they were de-monetized for a few days and then monetized again after fans of these channels flooded youtube with protests. This shows the lack of professionalism of the so-called policy team experts, they are strong with the weak.

The team of policy specialists have proven to have two weights and two measures to judge which channels should be monetized or not and I have sufficient evidence of this, they judge this using criteria that are not exempt in judgment but in a kind of limbo between likes or dislikes within the policy team group. This is unacceptable on a market-leading platform, these so-called "experts" should be scrutinized, fired and replaced by real professionals.

Update by UFO mania
Sep 26, 2019 6:38 am

The team of policy specialists have proven to have two weights and two measures to judge which channels should be monetized or not and I have sufficient evidence of this, they judge this using criteria that are not exempt in judgment but in a kind of limbo between likes or dislikes within the policy team group. This is unacceptable on a market-leading platform, these so-called "experts" should be scrutinized, fired and replaced by real professionals.

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5:00 am

YouTube - my video game copyright

Hi LondonAlisa:
Due to a copyright takedown notice that we received, we had to take down your video from YouTube:

Video title: Just Dance 2019 Shakira Waka waka
Video url: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYbtlIfOLmg
Takedown issued by: Ubisoft
This means that your video can no longer be played on YouTube.

You received a copyright strike

You now have 1 copyright strike. If you get multiple copyright strikes, we'll have to disable your account. To prevent that from happening, please don't upload videos containing copyrighted content that you aren't allowed to use.

Why I have copyright strike on my channel?
Why my recorded video game has been removed and other dozens similar videos still exist on youtube?

I bought a dvd game just dance 2019, then unlimited subscription get recorded my video games and shared this with public. Now my video removed from youtube because of ubisoft complaint, , , ,

Many thanks,
youtube channel londonalisa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYbtlIfOLmg&feature=youtu.be

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5:01 pm

YouTube - youtube app

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6:53 pm

YouTube - deactivating an account

My youtube account was deactivated because they said theu thought the owner is a minor. They asked me to send in documentation like my valid ids to prove that i own the account. I sent all of those and they replied to me acknowledging the docs and they replied "we confirm that this youtube account is not subject to termination at this time" but they never reactivated my account. Its been 4 months and they are not responding to me anymore.

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10:59 am
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YouTube - purchase of youtube videos

Hello,
I am from the U.K. and I purchsaed six You Tube videos online which cost me between £50-60. I watched the videos for about two weeks. Then a message came on the screen saying that 'there is a problem with the licensing' for each video that I purchased.Can you help me recover the ability to watch these videos please or reimburse the money that I paid for these videos which has been so abruptly cut off ?
Thank You,
Owen Reed.
My email address is;
[email protected]

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12:25 am
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YouTube - nathan roberts

In videos produced by Nathan Roberts, he continuously uses language that is offensive to me and many people I know. Mr. Roberts who professes to be a Christian and preach truth and the gospel of the Bible and Christian Faith deems it appropriate to repeatedly use the word "retard" to refer to the intellectual capacity of people who disagree with him personally. As a parent of a child with special needs that is actively involved in advocate and parent groups of children with special needs, I am disgusted that your organization has considered it acceptable for his behavior to be broadcast on your platform. Does that mean that your organization shares Mr. Roberts views while also removing content that is supportive of the majority of Americans Constitutionally Protected rights? Other disturbing facts bragged about by Mr. Roberts is the fact that he and his followers take books and burns them, a practice that was popular by the Nazi Party. Please do not take what I am saying as a general naysaying of your organization. I have learned many great things from YouTube from auto repair all the way to sewing techniques and greatly appreciate this content and hope that it continues in the future

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7:21 pm

YouTube - hijacking of a subscribed channel.

I subscribe to a channel on YouTube that has blatantly been hacked/hijacked.
Martin Liedtke (Flat Earth British)
This happened a good few days ago and it doesn't seem that anything has been done about it.
I am aware that due to new YouTube policy channels like this are seen as "dangerous" but the job of trying to ruin "truthers" like myself viewing these channels should be down to YouTube not some pathetic little hacker.
So as I will assume that you are not responsible for this outrageous invasion of Mr Liedtke's channel I and many others would appreciate your full attention to putting this problem to rights.
I feel that while we still have the chance to watch the content we enjoy on YouTube we should be given the same time and effort from yourselves to fix this problem.
Thank you.
Gary Keane.
I realize that this may not be the correct place to complain to YouTube about YouTube but as with most companies these days the complain about is section is notoriously hard to find, so I had to choose a category that is as close as possible.

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4:55 pm

YouTube - youtube harassment of wholesome family channels

I am registering a complaint against YouTube, because I have witnessed many family channels, wholesome and happy family channels, receive harassment from YouTube. Reading through the complaints, I see all kinds of horrible stuff available on youtube, animal cruelty at the top of the list today. I am wondering why the pedophiles are free to roam around and the channels that please them are allowed to continue unabated? Yet, the wholesome family has comments removed and is threatened with demonetization when family scenes with young children are included in content. It is increasingly obvious that any content related to a healthy family is no longer supported by YouTube.

Considering the parent company, google, this is very alarming. Google censors the truth. Google does not like the healthy family. Google interferes in elections by suppressing search results. Google is out of control and allegedly involved in criminal activity. Google is waging an attack against the wholesome AMERICAN way of life. It is too bad this trickles down to YouTube. The agenda is clear.

I've been done with Google for a long time. If my favorite families continue to disappear from the YouTube venue, I will be done with YouTube as well. YouTube leave the healthy AMERICAN family alone!

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10:28 pm

YouTube - recommendation algorithm

Dear YouTube,

I used to love your platform because it allowed me to find so much interesting content. Your video recommendation algorithm also led me to find great new videos and channels. But you have obviously altered your algorithm. Content is now being censored and it is no longer an open platform. When watching YouTube and finishing a video, instead of getting recommended similar content that I'm interested in watching, videos from mainstream sources like Fox News or CNN start playing instead. I'm not interested in these corporate news channels. I want to explore content from independent voices, not massive corporations forcing their agenda down my throat. I thought YouTube was about "YOU", the creative individuals making their own content. Now it just seems like another corporate propaganda engine. Maybe you should change your name to ThemTube. Please fix whatever you did to destroy your recommendation algorithm or you are going to destroy your own platform because we don't go here to watch CNN and FOX News. When I go to sleep watching my favorite channel, I don't want to wake up to some corporate news channel playing in the middle of the night giving me nightmares from the fear propaganda that's always being broadcast. And stop demonetizing and censoring my favorite content creators. Google/YouTube is starting to look more and more like BIG BROTHER every singe day. Ignorance is not strength! Stop censoring independent voices!

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Nov 02, 2019 8:08 pm

I totally agree with this assessment. And why after passing by the same recommended content several times, does it still only give me the same content as choice with nothing fresh. I don't like the way You Tube is censoring its creators and content. There is little to no free thought on You Tube anymore and I'm looking for alternatives.

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7:40 pm

YouTube - animal cruelty

This site has multiple channels for showing animal torture which was supposed to be shut down a couple of months ago yet now they are back with more channels and you have not down anything about it do you condone torture on any level as this has been ongoing for weeks are you making money of the site are advertisers aware of the obscene nature of the videos on display or do you personally like seeing animals abused because this is shocking behaviour to allow a known animal abuser to keep been allowed to add channels to yor site im sure its against the law and the press coverage would not be good so sort this illegal content out or in other words do your jobs

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9:55 pm
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YouTube - youtube.com video spammers

I have tried to contact Youtube.com to complain about click bait video spammers (especially for shows like Bill Maher's Real Time). The dates advertised by the users are NOT the shows they've posted.
You can open up 10 of these videos--and it's always the same. When I tried Youtube's reporting page, it simply told me it didn't recognize the urls I supplied. No help at all. Youtube's reputation is going down the tubes! (I teach Gen. Z and they hate Youtube because of these types of spammers). Clean it up, Youtube!

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10:23 pm

YouTube - advertisement of anti-smoking

I do not smoke, I do not plan to smoke, and I have never been to a smoking site, or watched a pro smoking video, yet every single time I watch a youtube video, a disgusting Anti-Smoking ad will show up, I HATE them. I will be watching cartoon, then they show me an ad of somebody's chest cut with tar around them. I do NOT want to see that. Every single time I will say the ad is innapropriate, irrelevant, and they won't stop showing me this. I am sick and tired of seeing this nasty bullshit in my ads. I am always using the Like and Dislike system on ads, I will fully watch some ads. These ads are usually not related to my videos, however If I am interested in the subject, I will watch it, however when I am watching a guitar video, and see a teenager laughing up tar, I am disgusted. Please for the love of god stop showing me these ads!

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7:49 pm

YouTube - your app

It's all over YouTube that the company is fucking killing itself. Some if my favorite content creators are simply stopping filming due to your retarded fucking guidelines. Fix your fucking site and give us good content creators back. The shit yall allow to get popular is fucking retarded and you are losing viewers for it. Fuck you you worthless fucking cunts. Ruining lives since 2015. You should sell the company to people who actually know how to fucking run it

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10:50 am

YouTube - copyright infringement/copyright theft

A company calling itself Ciberpol is committing an act of copyright theft, The International Cyber Police Organization today issued a red notice for website www.ciberpoL.com for impersonating by infringement of CYBERPOL Cyber Policing Organizations official registered trademarks in accordance with EU Trade Mark Regulation (EU) 2015/2424 and Directive to the laws of relating to trademarks (EU)2015/2436 (the Trade Marks Directive) inter-alia, Books XV (Enforcement) and XVII (Special Procedures) of the Commercial Code; the Criminal Code; the EU Customs Regulation (608/2013); and the EU Implementing Regulation (1352/2013), with official reference to Article 11 of the Act on Computer Programs of June 30th, 1994 (implementing Article 7(1) of the EU Computer Program Directive)

The following videos are showing references to the name 'Ciberpol'. all reference to Ciberpol and Cyberpol is under strict copyright and not acceptable.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVla94yIY1A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_t0CGxJgBU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtR8SdpsmPY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpRF_ooy73E

A screenshot of one of the videos is attached.

A cease and desist order has been issued to www.ciberpol.com in the case of the website name infringement and overall use of this name.

The use of the word ciberpol is thus unlawful and a criminal offence as its both infringement and impersonating as the word CYBERPOL is spelled ciberpol in Spanish.

The CYBERPOL Trademarks are protected under the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property as both a "Word" and "Figurative" Trademark under Nice Classification 9, 25, 28, 35, 38, 42, 45.

Registration No;

1. CMT 014505473 (WORD MARK) (Ref page https://euipo.europa.eu/eSearch/#details/trademarks/014505473)

2. CTM 014468789 (FIGURATIVE) (Ref Page https://euipo.europa.eu/eSearch/#details/trademarks/014468789)

With regards

Gary Dyer
Chief Investigator 
CYBERPOL 
email: [email protected]
Direct office line: +41 22 518 58 54 

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10:30 am

YouTube - youtube censorship

YouTube is censoring accounts such as the Iconoclast without any reason. The account of 200, 000 subscribers was removed without warning. The videos and subject matter did not break terms&guidelines. This is issue need to be resolved.

YouTube either has a problem with its algorithm or it is censoring accounts that it simply disagrees with. I hope it is a mistake and not a private censorship.

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9:58 am

YouTube - censorship

The Iconoclast
Channel Termination Appeal

*I can't provide channel URL since you have deleted it. No access.
- The Iconoclast channel was terminated with zero warning on 22nd August 2019. The channel had zero strikes, according to the The Iconoclasts creator studio and was in very good standing, as I said, no strikes or punishments anywhere to be seen. The Iconoclast wasn't even contacted about potential violations. Since the new terms of service came into effect in June, The Iconoclast also received no strikes or warnings of any sort. The Iconoclast had an audience of over 200 thousand people, whom he had built this from the ground up through hard word. You awarded The Iconoclast the silver YouTube plaque for his first 100k subs. The Iconoclast channel was fully researched, used mainstream media as news sources, and contained no hate speech. The Iconoclast channel has never promoted violence of any sort, and has spoken out against it multiple times. I do not feel this is in any way a justified termination. No strikes or violations, no contact from yourselves, no warnings, and now 200k will be eager to hear the explanation. Thanks.

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Jan 16, 2021 8:08 pm

Same here. They have deleted THREE of my channels with NO warning. Just, boom they were gone. They did send a final notice that the accounts were gone by saying I have "violated their community guidelines" but NO DETAILS! They are VERY unprofessional and childish. There are many other video sites so SCREW YouTube.

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9:34 am

YouTube - censorship

Please stop deleting channels that do not actually encourage or invite any hatred or violence... having controversial opinions is not the same as the above. You deleted the iconoclast and way of the world, yet you allow The Young Turks, who are open 9/11 supporters. Restore those two channels please! Both of those creators are hardworking and they or their heart into the content they make. They built those channels up from scratch and they do not deserve to be attacked just because you don't agree with them.

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Jul 07, 2021 8:08 pm

I agree. I do not like conservative channels but they have the right to be on Youtube as long as they comply with Youtube policies. Susan Wabbajack needs to be fired ASAP!

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Jan 16, 2021 8:08 pm

The Left (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc) only know to silence people they don't agree with. They will not argue because they are in the wrong and know it.

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