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Forced adverisement is illigal?

CopperfieldCopperfield Member UncommonPosts: 587
whenever i wanne see a youtube on this site i need to wait and press the advertisement in order to see the vid..

Is this even legal?

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  • HorusraHorusra Member EpicPosts: 3,977
    why would it not be legal?
  • WarEnsembleWarEnsemble Member UncommonPosts: 128
    Of course it is legal. YouTube is a privately held corporation (maybe public traded) and as such they have the right to do anything they want with it within the confines of the law. Yes, they are <bleping> annoying, but so are banner ads, NBC.com having ads on their free to watch programming, regular commercials on regular tv, and millennials.
  • MikeBMikeB MMORPG.com Community ManagerAdministrator RarePosts: 6,419
    Video pre-rolls/non-linear video ads are part of our stated advertisement policy.

    Michael "MikeB" Bitton
    Community Manager
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  • MightyUncleanMightyUnclean Member EpicPosts: 2,406
    edited July 2016
    Wut?  What body of law could this possibly violate?  Your constitutional right to not be annoyed by shitty ads?
  • blueturtle13blueturtle13 Member LegendaryPosts: 11,370
    MikeB said:
    Video pre-rolls/non-linear video ads are part of our stated advertisement policy.
    Not only that but it is part of nearly everyone's Ad policy. Amazingly common practice.
    I was listening to Queensryche on Youtube today, it was not an official EMI music video and an ad popped up mid song. No biggie.   

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  • k61977k61977 Member RarePosts: 1,158
    I much rather have that type of advertising where you have to wait a few seconds after clicking on something then to have my screen full of banner ads everywhere, where there are more ads than content.  You make the decision to click, therefore you agree with the advertised method. 
  • RhoklawRhoklaw Member EpicPosts: 6,133
    I prefer the porn ads myself, but it seems MMORPG.com likes to stay classy.

  • Solar_ProphetSolar_Prophet Member RarePosts: 1,926
    Wut?  What body of law could this possibly violate?  Your constitutional right to not be annoyed by shitty ads?
    It's a direct violation of the amendment which states that you have the right to never be offended, annoyed, or put off by anyone or anything, ever. You know, the imaginary one so many people seem to think exists.

    Though even if it did, considering how the U.S. government has been wiping its ass with the Constitution and running roughshod over the rule of law and separation of powers for the last 12 years or so, it most likely wouldn't matter anyway. At least, not until some demagogue decided to utilize it to further their own ends. 

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  • KonfessKonfess Member RarePosts: 1,666
    The EU has different laws from the U.S.  Our law is not the only law in the world.  Now I'm not saying that the EU has such a law, but their laws on advertising are more austere than here. 

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    As if it could exist, without being payed for.
    F2P means you get what you paid for. Pay nothing, get nothing.
    Even telemarketers wouldn't think that.
    It costs money to play.  Therefore P2W.

  • goboygogoboygo Member RarePosts: 1,899
    whenever i wanne see a youtube on this site i need to wait and press the advertisement in order to see the vid..

    Is this even legal?
    I hope your joking, really, for the sake of mankind and its future I hope that you are joking.
  • TillerTiller Member EpicPosts: 7,334
    edited July 2016
    I never see any ads


  • MeleconMelecon Member UncommonPosts: 70
    Wut?  What body of law could this possibly violate?  Your constitutional right to not be annoyed by shitty ads?
    It's a direct violation of the amendment which states that you have the right to never be offended, annoyed, or put off by anyone or anything, ever. You know, the imaginary one so many people seem to think exists.

    Though even if it did, considering how the U.S. government has been wiping its ass with the Constitution and running roughshod over the rule of law and separation of powers for the last 12 years or so, it most likely wouldn't matter anyway. At least, not until some demagogue decided to utilize it to further their own ends. 
    Oh you mean your Freedom of Speech amendment, gotcha.
  • waynejr2waynejr2 Member EpicPosts: 7,768
    edited July 2016
    Wut?  What body of law could this possibly violate?  Your constitutional right to not be annoyed by shitty ads?


    As long as they aren't doing password sharing they are ok.  As of last week, it is illegal to do password sharing. Ex;  hbogo and dishnetwork.

    Saw it on hacker news the other day:  http://fortune.com/2016/07/10/sharing-netflix-password-crime/

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  • filmoretfilmoret Member EpicPosts: 4,906
    Just advertise with boobies and noone will complain.
    Are you onto something or just on something?
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