Strange New Trend in Emblems?

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Re: Strange New Trend in Emblems?

in reply to trialstardragon

I see no problem. If it is a promotion to their own youtube channel then what harm is it doing?

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Re: Strange New Trend in Emblems?

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If making a Youtube logo emblem is illegal then making a Pepsi, Simpsons, Southpark, Comic book character, Nike, etc. is illegal because that is using the image of a product, service, or some sort of other copyrighted material to advertise that particular companies product.

So yeah imho opinion I think it is a slippery slope once you start banning emblems because they advertise a particular brand. I think the current rules they have in place now regarding emblems is sufficient.

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Re: Strange New Trend in Emblems?

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He isn't talking about the YouTube emblem itself but the advertising of their channel. It was a simple question because advertising is technically against policy in most cases so he wanted clarification.  Trolls came out in force for this one. At least read the post before responding.

But I have not seen those emblems myself.

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Re: Strange New Trend in Emblems?

in reply to TigerGenetics1

At least you and two others really seen what this thread was about. Those that came out to nay say are probably those that do this and are afraid that they may not be allowed too.

I can honeslty say with Starbucks and Ran's responses I have my own answer and will now report any and all I see to ms since it is directly gainst xbl tos, even if 3arc may chosse to say it is ok. It is still against the rules.

And yes as you pointed out it was not about the logo itself but the use of the logo and if it was against the rules or not.

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Re: Strange New Trend in Emblems?

in reply to trialstardragon

trialstardragon wrote:

Has anyone else beside me noticed the strange new trend going around where some players actually make the youtube logo and then add their youtube account under it? Since they are not allowed to advertise it here on the forums they are using the emblem creator to do it for them in game. I can say it is rather creative to do so. But I wonder if it is or should be against the rules? Since in a way it is still adverstisment.

Actually it IS an advertisement. Advertisements even for Youtube are against XBL policy.

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Re: Strange New Trend in Emblems?

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starbuckfrack wrote:

trialstardragon wrote:

Has anyone else beside me noticed the strange new trend going around where some players actually make the youtube logo and then add their youtube account under it? Since they are not allowed to advertise it here on the forums they are using the emblem creator to do it for them in game. I can say it is rather creative to do so. But I wonder if it is or should be against the rules? Since in a way it is still adverstisment.

Actually it IS an advertisement. Advertisements even for Youtube are against XBL policy.

Where on XBL policy You found this? Would be nice if you could provide a link so we can all see what we are talking about.

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Re: Strange New Trend in Emblems?

in reply to LimonAgrio

LimonAgrio wrote:

starbuckfrack wrote:

trialstardragon wrote:

Has anyone else beside me noticed the strange new trend going around where some players actually make the youtube logo and then add their youtube account under it? Since they are not allowed to advertise it here on the forums they are using the emblem creator to do it for them in game. I can say it is rather creative to do so. But I wonder if it is or should be against the rules? Since in a way it is still adverstisment.

Actually it IS an advertisement. Advertisements even for Youtube are against XBL policy.

Where on XBL policy You found this? Would be nice if you could provide a link so we can all see what we are talking about.

Ummm, how about the agreement that you signed when you made your Gamertag ?

Here it is for you....

You agree that the Services are only for your personal use, and you will not use the Services, any content available on the Services, or your account, for any commercial purpose.

Don’t use your account for commercial purposes (including, without limitation, trading services or in-game content for currency or Microsoft Points).

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Re: Strange New Trend in Emblems?

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starbuckfrack wrote:

LimonAgrio wrote:

starbuckfrack wrote:

trialstardragon wrote:

Has anyone else beside me noticed the strange new trend going around where some players actually make the youtube logo and then add their youtube account under it? Since they are not allowed to advertise it here on the forums they are using the emblem creator to do it for them in game. I can say it is rather creative to do so. But I wonder if it is or should be against the rules? Since in a way it is still adverstisment.

Actually it IS an advertisement. Advertisements even for Youtube are against XBL policy.

Where on XBL policy You found this? Would be nice if you could provide a link so we can all see what we are talking about.

Ummm, how about the agreement that you signed when you made your Gamertag ?

Here it is for you....

You agree that the Services are only for your personal use, and you will not use the Services, any content available on the Services, or your account, for any commercial purpose.

Don’t use your account for commercial purposes (including, without limitation, trading services or in-game content for currency or Microsoft Points).

Ummm, I asked in good faith, looking for a link that pointed out what you were claiming. It seems you have taken it the wrong way. But anyway, in response to your reply, It answers absolutely nothing about the topic in questions. How do you or the OP knows that by having a youtube channel emblem, on their profile they are making any money off any advertisement.

Also, what You just posted, will / could also be applied to all the people that record their games outside by using other methods that then ones provided by the game and posting them in youtube accounts that DO make money out of it. Then those accounts also risk being banned.

I also should add that while your reply was a very good effort, it simply does not answer the question. The reply you provided is made under the assumption that the player with the youtube channel emblem is using the account for a commercial purpose, which in this case you simply don't know if that is the case.

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Re: Strange New Trend in Emblems?

in reply to LimonAgrio

LimonAgrio wrote:

starbuckfrack wrote:

LimonAgrio wrote:

starbuckfrack wrote:

trialstardragon wrote:

Has anyone else beside me noticed the strange new trend going around where some players actually make the youtube logo and then add their youtube account under it? Since they are not allowed to advertise it here on the forums they are using the emblem creator to do it for them in game. I can say it is rather creative to do so. But I wonder if it is or should be against the rules? Since in a way it is still adverstisment.

Actually it IS an advertisement. Advertisements even for Youtube are against XBL policy.

Where on XBL policy You found this? Would be nice if you could provide a link so we can all see what we are talking about.

Ummm, how about the agreement that you signed when you made your Gamertag ?

Here it is for you....

You agree that the Services are only for your personal use, and you will not use the Services, any content available on the Services, or your account, for any commercial purpose.

Don’t use your account for commercial purposes (including, without limitation, trading services or in-game content for currency or Microsoft Points).

Ummm, I asked in good faith, looking for a link that pointed out what you were claiming. It seems you have taken it the wrong way. But anyway, in response to your reply, It answers absolutely nothing about the topic in questions. How do you or the OP knows that by having a youtube channel emblem, on their profile they are making any money off any advertisement.

Also, what You just posted, will / could also be applied to all the people that record their games outside by using other methods that then ones provided by the game and posting them in youtube accounts that DO make money out of it. Then those accounts also risk being banned.

You want more proof then look on the banning forums on Xbox Live.

You will find many PET members stating that you cannot advertise on the Xbox.

http://forums.xbox.com/xbox_forums/xbox_support/f/41.aspx

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Re: Strange New Trend in Emblems?

in reply to LimonAgrio

LimonAgrio wrote:

Ummm, I asked in good faith, looking for a link that pointed out what you were claiming. It seems you have taken it the wrong way. But anyway, in response to your reply, It answers absolutely nothing about the topic in questions. How do you or the OP knows that by having a youtube channel emblem, on their profile they are making any money off any advertisement.

Also, what You just posted, will / could also be applied to all the people that record their games outside by using other methods that then ones provided by the game and posting them in youtube accounts that DO make money out of it. Then those accounts also risk being banned.

THAT has nothing to do with this statement . We are talking about having the advertisements IN their Emblems nt talking about what they are doing elsewhere.

I also should add that while your reply was a very good effort, it simply does not answer the question. The reply you provided is made under the assumption that the player with the youtube channel emblem is using the account for a commercial purpose, which in this case you simply don't know if that is the case.

Advertising regardless is against Xbl Policy, doesnt matter what they are using it for. We do not have to ASSUME anything because he still has it there for all to see.

for example if a player has "1600 point modded lobbies" in their profile they STILL can get banned off of XBL regardless if they hosted a modded lobby or not.

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