Porn videos are now available on YouTube

A loophole has been discovered in YouTube video hosting service that is being used by porn websites to upload pornographic content. Normally, videos can be uploaded to YouTube “unlisted,” making them invisible from search engines. These videos cannot be seen publicly without a direct link.

However, according to the new reports, some third-party websites found a loophole to play uploaded videos on their own service, by streaming on googlevideo.com.

“These videos are served directly from the GoogleVideo.com domain without being listed on YouTube. This means that they might also bypass the Content-ID takedown system somehow, although we haven’t confirmed this.”

According to a California-based adult film producer, the loophole was actually being used to host pirated adult content.

Copyright infringers take advantage of a private-video-share setting. They upload and store videos, and freely use them on third party websites to earn profits. YouTube should be aware of this,” he said. “They are allowing the situation to continue by not plugging this hole, which could be done by disabling the sharing function of videos under those special settings.”

Moreover, the trick is also working with other popular streaming websites.

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