I've mentioned in several posts and in videos on my YouTube channel (www.youtuberlaw.com) the legal requirement to provide and present your YouTube viewers with Official Rules every time you promote your giveaway and before anyone enters a giveaway on your YouTube Channel. In this post (and accompanying video) we’re going to cover a few things related to drafting a legally compliant set of official rules for your YouTube sweepstakes (the legal term for giveaway). And I also promised you a FREE set of YouTube Giveaway Official Rules. I'll provide those as well
Are false statements, less defamatory just because they are repetitions of statements made by others? Are YouTubers or their viewers less liable when repeating statements then if they were the original speakers? Can a person be held liable for simply repeating defamatory statements that someone else published?
YouTubers love to collaborate. Its fun, adds variety plus it can be a great way to cross promote channels. But did you ever think about who owns the collaborated-on video? Is it possible that while you contribute to a collaboration, you may not own any copyright to or have license to use the video? It made me wonder. So I wrote this article.