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Hangouts On Air availability

You can start a Hangout On Air from any country where YouTube and Hangouts are available, except in China and Vietnam. 

Hangouts On Air will be automatically disabled for any of the following reasons:

  • Your YouTube channel received a TOU strike.
  • Your Hangout On Air or archived Hangout On Air is blocked globally.
  • Your Hangout On Air or archived Hangout On Air received a copyright takedown.

Live stream restrictions last for 90 days or until the associated issue(s) are resolved. Learn more about restrictions on Hangouts On Air and live streaming.

Note: You are responsible for complying with all applicable laws and regulations, including copyright laws and any applicable broadcasting regulations, like the European Union's Audiovisual Media Services Directive. For example, this directive may apply to a Hangout On Air which is started by a user in an EU country and is one of a series of regularly scheduled Hangouts On Air.

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