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Why Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night are Illegal

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Half as Interesting (1 year ago)
To clarify, just because you can find an image on Google doesn't mean it's legal. This law is very loosly enforced but still is a law.
Mister GG (5 days ago)
so https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORfbeJHAifs
Floofpaca (9 days ago)
loosely not loosly
Jorge Afonseca (10 days ago)
You're using American judicial tradition to a French legal system *insert meme* "that's not how this works... That's not how any of this works"
Zippy Thresher (15 days ago)
Half as Interesting loosely
HIIIPOWER 000 (16 days ago)
Half as Interesting so it’s not a law fuck u
Reidsplosion 214 (19 hours ago)
then why did they put it out in * p u b l i c *
Qebzu (1 day ago)
I came from tik tok
oh ok (2 days ago)
i took several pics of the eiffel tower at night when i visited paris oh
Albino Cockatiel (2 days ago)
ok this is kinda stupid ;-;
Night Fury (2 days ago)
This video was uploaded on 2016 https://youtu.be/RgBTwhNPv3E
Ian Oamil (2 days ago)
I just googled Eiffel tower at night and I saw a bunch of photos😑🤔
Cio Dokop (2 days ago)
Lol there is a video on YouTube Eiffel Tower at night full
Dark Emperor (2 days ago)
article 13 😔😔😔😔😔😔
Cassady Wallace (2 days ago)
Wait... I took one...
PlayStarDE (2 days ago)
So kollegah did something illegal?
TheGuestMan233 (3 days ago)
i literally want to go in paris just to take a photo of the eiffel tower at night smh
Cool Wpix (3 days ago)
I hate copyright. The only copyright I like is music and art.
David Scott (3 days ago)
The American government wouldn't extradite over that.
JD Black (3 days ago)
Well, that’s pretty stupid
benz domingo (3 days ago)
Darius Szecsi (3 days ago)
Fukk that, i'll do a insta story
Simon Da Costa (3 days ago)
I'm French this is 100% bulshit !
J Meme RP (3 days ago)
Can we take a photo of Eiffel Tower at night for personal usage ?
hiremenintendo (4 days ago)
*o h n o.*
Tarfu (4 days ago)
Bullshit issou
Michael Spiegel (4 days ago)
But where do you live
J D (4 days ago)
Pretty sure if you don't attempt to enforce your copyright you also use it. Eg. If they know about commercial use of a copyrighted work but dont attempt to enforce it. They will have a very hard time in court later on
Wan Irfan Hakimi (4 days ago)
1:24 "boring video" -Real Engineering (5 days ago)
OmgItsOllie (4 days ago)
It’s only illegal if you profit from the images then?
erjun (5 days ago)
webdriver torso channel has a video with the eiffel tower in the night. https://youtu.be/SKvIyDB5FRU
Mister GG (5 days ago)
so https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORfbeJHAifs
Jane Lee (5 days ago)
Bad bois posting Eiffel Tower at night on square space ASA they watched this
Jane Lee (5 days ago)
Copy rights are as difficult as doing a research paper
Jane Lee (5 days ago)
I wonder how much wix and square space pay YouTuber for the videos
V Sœur (5 days ago)
1;13 into the *The Waiting Game* video ( #SwingOutSister ) , you'll find the tower
Kim Kim (5 days ago)
I remmember Rush Hour .. jackie chan was the best
generic username :v (5 days ago)
why copyright of people who have died is taken into acount baffles me
Plantifolia Plantas (5 days ago)
Taking a picture of a tower is illegal but flooding france with illegal muslim rapists is fine
Plantifolia Plantas (3 days ago)
+sipping tea tell that to the europeam women raped by migrant MUSLIMS
sipping tea (3 days ago)
First of all, rapists are not Muslim, they aren’t welcome in our religion. Second of all, why do you have to mention “Muslim”, what does it have to do with anything? A rapist is a rapist and is a horrible human being. Point blank.
Cocoliso Osilococ (5 days ago)
Theo Gamer1 (6 days ago)
Is it just me. Copyright is lame
Ps4 Pro (5 days ago)
Theo Gamer1 it is not always lame just in some cases like this one
Céline BIED (6 days ago)
Dude it’s not illegal since 2016 as long as you’re not using it for commercial, political or for any association purposes. That’s mean that any tourist can take pictures and even film it and post it on social media without worrying and the lights are here since 1958 and copyright is only valid until 70 years afterwards so it’s not going to be an issue in 9 years anyway. Keep in mind that tourism is the main income of the country and Paris in general and doing something like putting claims on tourist pictures isn’t beneficial for them. Social media are a great source of promotion for any kind of tourism for any country so doing that would be counterproductive: it’s free advertising ! Not to mention that Paris is kind of a one time thing and we struggle to make people come back again so if they start striking down pictures of the Eiffel tower at night, well it’s not gonna help. And even without the law of 2016 just because of copyright it doesn’t mean that the law is applied. Women in France were only autorise to wear pants since... 2013. Needless to say no one cared about it, I wore pants more often than not and never get arrested. So just because there’s a law doesn’t mean it’s relevant.
なるとうずまき (6 days ago)
Serbian YouTube channel Andjela & Nadja showed Eiffel tower at night.
V Sœur (5 days ago)
Find the tower at night at 1;13 into *The Waiting Game* video by #SwingOutSister
Yasmine Aziz (6 days ago)
wait. how shoud i have known this before i went to paris........
neon cz (6 days ago)
3:55 Yeah I can finally sell drugs! YAY
The Strange Man (6 days ago)
It's just *retarded*
toothless66 (6 days ago)
Ridiculus law
Petko Dimitrov (6 days ago)
Kendrick did the backseat freestyle video with the eiffel tower all lit up and it was night time
Steve Parker (6 days ago)
I'm sorry, but copyrighting a building is one of the dumbest things I've ever heard. i'm proud to be a pirate. (allegedly)
Danny Devito (6 days ago)
Lol I’ve been to Paris and I have multiple photos of it lit up
Danny Devito (5 days ago)
Qahtaan lol I can literally send u a pic xD
Qahtaan (5 days ago)
Danny Devito Shhhshshshsshh ur gonna get arrested
X- DaveOnPC (6 days ago)
Illegal to take photos or videos of it at night , yet no one complains about it at New Year's Eve ...
Brandon Araya (6 days ago)
What an stupid video...
So webdriver torso's video called 00014 is illegal huh
Chris S (7 days ago)
*Okay, Search - "Tony stark meets Iron lady" and explain !!!*
Divyam Goyal (7 days ago)
Well man I found so many photos of Eiffel tower at night and you are saying it's not possible
Mr Vegemite (4 days ago)
Just because they don't enforce the law doesn't mean its not still a law. They don't, and most likely never will but if they wanted to then they could sue people for using it. That doesn't mean the photos don't exist........
Redalpha 333 (7 days ago)
0:39 HA HA I also can tie knots only like 50 though, :( oh I also participated in the boy scouts as well.
adolf fuhrer (7 days ago)
The fuhrer had a photo clicked at night .... soooooooooo???
L B (8 days ago)
So what if a blackout happened in Paris during the night? Would the lights of the tower still be on or off; and would we be able to take pictures then?
Spicy Pepper (8 days ago)
Copyright laws are civil laws, you don’t go to jail for that; Spreading misinformation, however, does constitute criminal charge if prosecuted, so you could go to jail for your YouTube video.
douili450 (8 days ago)
Actually, you won't go in jail. You will be sued and must pay a fine and that's it. You don't go to jail for a copyright issue.
Akanome (8 days ago)
Those sencor... I think i watch too much hentai....
I breathe Napalm (8 days ago)
What if you took an illegal picture of the Eiffel Tower then take a picture of said picture?
Ivan Benja (7 days ago)
DuckyStudios (8 days ago)
-At Jail- Me : uh..hi A Giant Man : hi, what got you here? Me : i took a picture of the eiffel tower A Giant Man : Hah! i k- Me : At night A Giant Man : -screams- pls dont hurt meh
Epi Endless (8 days ago)
Interesting. I looked up the Eiffel Tower on a commercial stock image site, and from a brief sample the ones with the lights on say they're for editorial use only. Those with the lights off have no such warning.
Chief from Fortnite (8 days ago)
STOP you have violated the law pay the court a fine or serve your sentence! I was just takin- THEN PAY WITH YOUR BLOOD!
Enoch Lindeman (8 days ago)
That sponsor segue!
Arthur Grandson (9 days ago)
Haven't anybody noticed that this channel are just fancy ads?
Israel Vargas (9 days ago)
He said we wont find the eiffel tower at night i went to safari and thats the first thing i see
Steven Bryan (9 days ago)
But wait, even though it's harmless, dosen't that mean an ANIMATED Eiffel tower at night is also illegal? I know, it doesn't make sense, but I will still censor an animated Eiffel tower, no matter how legal animation is.
Mæstėr Gœdz (9 days ago)
My duster have one of them wait i Open the door shet its the Fbi
Gefitrop349 (9 days ago)
Oh shit, oh no... FBI OPEN UP
Kiara The YouTuber (9 days ago)
No it’s not my grandma has one 😂😂🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄
"HaHa bTs eCKs dEe xDD"
ZXCWAHA GAMING (10 days ago)
Am i watching japanese porn?
Casp Hax (10 days ago)
boring video
Steve :D (10 days ago)
3:14 to 3:28 _Have a good day_
DAGOON 41111 (9 days ago)
Steve :D 😂
Cool Apple (10 days ago)
But you are able to take a photo of it at night but you just can’t share it commercially? Clickbait.
MarkAfterDark (10 days ago)
Wow haha so taxpayer money (French people & nation) goes to maintaining and installing the lights but taxpayers cant use their images or risk being sued, thats silly.
SARIA RAJPUT (10 days ago)
where you from?
Grumpy Computers (11 days ago)
If you arent in france its legal
Peter Pan (11 days ago)
Interesting video 👍
Wenbo Li (11 days ago)
it's 24.0000008/7/365.242
Mexican_Supreme (11 days ago)
no it is not
LimeCyanizer (11 days ago)
If it's night and the lights are off, then you actually can take picture legally.
Arvin (11 days ago)
This law is horse shit. So what if you installed a bunch of lights on tower that is over 100 years old? You're gonna use copyright as an excuse to stop people from taking videos/photos of the Eiffel tower at night when it looks the best? To me it sounds like a desperate cry of attention from the people that enforced this, and also pure ignorance.
Alan Playz (12 days ago)
Lmao I used to work on transport ships in London and myself took MANY photos of landmarks at night
Crackah (13 days ago)
its legal idiot
Shadoukoa (13 days ago)
3:24 make that uncensored. It could also be a dick!
MightyRed200 BR (13 days ago)
What a shit. It's what makes Paris famous, it is a public domain, things like this shouldn't be copyrighted!
What about the movie smurf
Maxx (14 days ago)
this is so fucking stupid
J andy (14 days ago)
I've never really liked France anyway what an arrogant country. Can't think of anything good of France.
Rays (9 days ago)
J andy Did you see the vid ?
Soviet Union (14 days ago)
I went to jail for videoing *for life*
Soviet Union (6 days ago)
jaxon's vlogs they let me type
jaxon's vlogs (7 days ago)
HoW ArE YoU tYpiNg TheN? HUh BuD ExPlaIN THaT BrO
jannyD J (10 days ago)
Soviet Union ok
짱!!전리사 (14 days ago)
Lol jennie from blackpink posted pictures of eiffel tower at night...... thats why we call her a baddass 😂😂
DisneyDreamer (14 days ago)
The ride "Soaring Around the World" at Disney World includes video of the Eiffel Tower at night. How does that work with copyright law?
marthapixiesnow (15 days ago)
Lol i can't remember if it was bella or gigi that just recently posted eiffel tower at night on IG story. Gigi/bella should've been sued tho
COSMIC GAMER (15 days ago)
*These Blurry Videos Remind Me Of Japanese , I Don't Know Why*
Very very subtle.
RAZED MEDIA (16 days ago)
grow up.
temmie da tem (16 days ago)
LOL there are too much ads, newspapers and other things in France that show te eifel tower during the night, they has never been censored or attacked in justice, I know it because I am french
GAVIN GAVIN!!! (16 days ago)
French people are retarded
Acaloumpa (16 days ago)
I'm french and it's a fake video lol, you totally have the rigth to shot what ever you want
Burrito Wyrm (16 days ago)
lmao just draw it
Chimchim Oppar (16 days ago)
I remember jennie Kim unnie having a picture of the Eiffel tower at night.... So yeah
Copy right MAKEING something that already exists I’ll take what photos I want mate
a guy (16 days ago)
Article 13?

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