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Creative Commons on YouTube

Jessica Gramp13 October 2014

YouTubeYouTube uses the Creative Commons BY (CC BY) license. The CC BY License allows:

  • adaptations of your work to be shared; and
  • commercial uses of your work

“By marking your original video with a Creative Commons licence, you are granting the entire YouTube community the right to reuse and edit that video.”

http://www.youtube.com/yt/copyright/en-GB/creative-commons.html

Is your account in good standing?
In order to mark videos you upload to YouTube with a Creative Commons license your account needs to be in good standing. Check your account is in good standing by logging in to YouTube and going to: https://www.youtube.com/features. Under Account status check it says “Good standing”.