YouTube Insists Crowfunders Monetize First

Google’s YouTube is clamping down on filmmakers and game companies that want to link to their own crowdfunding sites like Patreon.

YouTube has recently changed its policy and now requires that the video posted permit YouTube approved advertising before YouTube will allow the video to post a link to an outside crowdfunding platform.

YouTube says: “that to use externally-linking end slate cards in videos, users are being asked to join the YouTube Partner Program.”

It appears that the confusion was more serious than the final policy.

https://gamerant.com/youtube-limit-crowdfunding-promotion/

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About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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