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The trolls are getting nasty, now claiming “Terms of use violation”

markimatang Apr 4, 2012 6:19 PM
Posted in group: YouTube Help Forum

These emails are fake. They are not from YouTube but they sure look like it.

The text:

Terms of use violation


You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Service

or the Content without YouTube's prior written authorization,

unless YouTube makes available the means for such distribution

through functionality offered by the Service (such as the Embeddable Player).

YouTube Terms of Use


Submitted Content


But this link really is:


Report this to your email provider.