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hornchurch
17 Feb 2013 - 9:58 AM

Any advice on this would be helpful, I have my own you tube page and hve around 60 different HD videoes on it, a few days ago i noticed one video was getting a lot more views than usual using the analytic s, i then fond that a commercial restaurant had embedded the video on there website, under a tab called latest video.... there is no byeline, no permission was asked and no payment given, i discovered its been there since the start of october 2012.. and receives around 30-40 views per month, so am I right to assume they have stolen the copyright of the film.....as it belongs to myself.... its pretty blatant as after the video stops you can click the top of the video and it shows its my video,

any views on what i can do on this Regards David

p.s the restaurant is quite upmarket and will come in at about 60-80 pounds per head

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Fogey
Fogey  168 forum posts United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 10:16 AM

Contact a solicitor and sue the restaurant for as much as you can get. Simples.

MikeA
MikeA  91153 forum posts England
17 Feb 2013 - 10:25 AM

Go to Edit mode for the video, in the Advanced settings remove the tick in the Allow Embedding box. Not sure if it will work now that embedding has taken place but worth a try. It may take a day or two to work.

Last Modified By MikeA at 17 Feb 2013 - 10:27 AM
User_Removed
17 Feb 2013 - 11:29 AM

They haven't stolen your video, they haven't breached your copyright. When you uploaded it to YouTube you allowed other sites to embed it. It's not an obscure menu item that you have to jump through hoops to get to either.

Pay attention to the settings next time you upload something to a video sharing site.

Fogey
Fogey  168 forum posts United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 12:03 PM

But they have plagiarised it by calling it 'Latest Video'; and they have done that for commercial gain.

Last Modified By Fogey at 17 Feb 2013 - 12:04 PM
Carabosse
Carabosse e2 Member 1139392 forum postsCarabosse vcard England269 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 12:11 PM

As Chris says you permitted embedding. Someone embedded it. End of story.

You can always delete the video and re-upload... this time not permitting embedding.

hornchurch
17 Feb 2013 - 12:18 PM

I note the embedded situation but its a commercial site that makes money from my video, the video attracts people to there restaurant the video is 2 years old, not a latest video....... so i guess my option is a quick call and if they do not want to pay i will remove the video from you tube... and leave them with a blank latest video... i will then upload the video again and not allow embedding.......

Carabosse
Carabosse e2 Member 1139392 forum postsCarabosse vcard England269 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 12:19 PM

Worth a try, I guess. Good luck! Wink

User_Removed
17 Feb 2013 - 12:38 PM

YouTube is a commercial site that makes money from your video so give them a quick call as well Wink

Quote: they have plagiarised it by calling it 'Latest Video'; and they have done that for commercial gain

That's a funny definition of plagiarism. It's a tab on their website saying Latest Video, it's the truth.

When they embed it they do so with the blessing of YouTube under YouTube's terms and conditions. Hornchurch has allowed YouTube to handle that for him.

Quote: Contact a solicitor and sue the restaurant for as much as you can get. Simples

Bad advice I'm afraid. Hey there's even a YouTube button on this page that lets ePz members embed tutorial and other videos made by other Hornchurches, ePz sells memberships and displays advertising next to those videos (as opposed to food). Completely legally.

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KevSB
KevSB  101405 forum posts United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 1:04 PM

Chriss is on the nail, The video is stored on u-tube, not on the resterants site, they are only linking it so it would be Utube that you would have to contact to remove it , Seeing as it was you who uploaded it to u tube then gave them permission.
Another option is only to alow approved peaple watch it, Again in the options. Nothing in life comes for free as we all know the saying goes and Utube is no different.

Last Modified By KevSB at 17 Feb 2013 - 1:05 PM
MikeA
MikeA  91153 forum posts England
17 Feb 2013 - 1:45 PM

A well known organisation embedded an image from a web sited owned by a friend without permission, he replaced the image with an advertisement for blood donors.

thewilliam
17 Feb 2013 - 1:54 PM

You could have real fun when you replace the video with something less appropriate! I suspect that this is your only redress.

Last Modified By thewilliam at 17 Feb 2013 - 1:54 PM
Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73823 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 2:03 PM

Replace it with a video that just has the phone number of one of their largest competitors.

User_Removed
17 Feb 2013 - 2:14 PM

You can do that with an embedded image (I had great fun with someone who cloned my ebay auctions for similar items and used MY pics from ebay subfolder of my website)

Can't do it by uploading a new video (as it will have a new URL). You can put comments etc over the top of the existing video, which could be brilliantly funny, you must give us a link to the restaurant page if you do that GrinGrinGrin

adrian_w
adrian_w e2 Member 63280 forum postsadrian_w vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 3:49 PM

Why not put up a video from a horse race meeting & caption it " our suppliers"?
I suspect they may break the link pdq.

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