[OSM-legal-talk] YouTube videos

Alex Barth alex at mapbox.com
Thu Aug 7 17:09:27 UTC 2014


I've in the past used information from Youtube videos in rare instances.
For example to confirm the surface quality of a road. Facts aren't
copyrightable. I'd love to hear a more qualified person's opinion though.


On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 2:25 PM, Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Has anyone ever looked into the legal aspects of using YouTube videos to
> derive information from? Do any general rules apply?
>
> An example of a potentially useful video would be
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oH99jVtb1eg&feature=youtu.be - I see that
> the Standard YouTube License is applied to this video, the salient part of
> those terms (to my mind) being 'You shall not copy, reproduce,
> distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise
> exploit any Content for any other purposes without the prior written
> consent of YouTube or the respective licensors of the Content.’
>
> See the full terms here: https://www.youtube.com/static?template=terms
>
> Note that YouTube users can also choose a CC-BY license - which should be
> compatible with ODbL. But the default is the Standard YouTube License
> outlined above.
>
> Thanks -
> --
> Martijn van Exel
>
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