Is it okay to earn money by uploading the content of scholars like Molana Tariq Jameel Bayan or Noman Khan etc on Youtube Or Can I record a Hadith in my Voice by reading it from a book and earn from it through Youtube? And I believe that the Content of Scholars is not Copyright like on different Apps it's Available?

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    Commented Jan 27, 2022 at 9:31
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This is more like a juridicial issue. To keep it safe, I'd say send an e-mail to one of them in which you ask their permission to use their content.

But there are 4 main things to take into consideration when taking their content which is written in the Copyright Law of the USA and I think Youtube follows it too:

(1) the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;

(2) the nature of the copyrighted work;

(3) the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and

(4) the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work



  • Please accept the answer if it helped you.
    – user24306
    Commented Jul 25, 2018 at 10:40
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    So you just cite a hadith. Why wouldn't it be allowed? You educate your audience. That's permissible and even encouraged both in Islam and western countried and Youtube's policy is fine with it.
    – user24306
    Commented Jul 25, 2018 at 11:29
  • Well on the first question I'd say yes of course you can make money with it.
    – user24306
    Commented Jul 25, 2018 at 11:41
  • Well I'd suggest as I said in my answer. You should send them an e-mail first in which you ask their permission to do so to avoid unnecessary conflicts.
    – user24306
    Commented Jul 25, 2018 at 11:43
  • But just look for answers yourself in hadith in works from Al Buchaari and Muslim for example.
    – user24306
    Commented Jul 25, 2018 at 11:43

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