Wednesday July 03, 2013

State AGs Upset Over YouTube Ads On Videos Of Illegal Activities

Please raise your hand if you don't know how the internet works. No, not you Mr. Attorney General, I meant everyone else. roll eyes (sarcastic)

"As we understand the process, video producers are asked prior to posting whether they will allow YouTube to host advertising with the video and, for those who consent, the advertising revenue is shared between the producer and Google," Bruning and Pruitt write. "While this practice itself is not troubling, we were disappointed to learn that many such monetized videos posted to YouTube depict or even promote dangerous or illegal activities."