Report content under the Network Enforcement Law

On June 30, 2017, the German government adopted the Network Enforcement Law (NetzDG).  NetzDG sets requirements for how some social media networks have to process legal complaints against content that may violate specific German criminal codes concerning the following issues:

  • Sexual content

  • Violence

  • Hate speech or political extremism

  • Harmful or dangerous acts

  • Terrorist or unconstitutional content

  • Defamation or insult

  • Privacy

The specific criminal codes covered under NetzDG are listed in Art. 1 §1(3).

Please note abuse of our legal forms may result in the termination of a YouTube account where applicable.

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By submitting a legal complaint to YouTube, you agree that YouTube may publish information about your notice in an anonymised form.

In accordance with the Network Enforcement Law, we may forward your complaint to the user, to give them an opportunity to respond to the complaint.$0
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