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💮 Digital Economy Act and Copyright Design and Patents Act

Video sharing#

This act makes it illegal to download a video and share it.
It is however legal to share a YouTube video, as long as the creator gets the credit. For example, using the YouTube share feature.

Streaming video games#

You must have a license to stream video games.
Without a license, streamers do not have legal rights to uplaod streams of a compyrighted protected video game.

Using audio#

You can use audio from a service you pay for, or a legal service that offers it for free. For example, YouTube, Spotify..
If you have physically brought the audio, you can copy it for personal use, fully legally.