1) GDPR has nothing to do with violating copyright law, pilfering and re-broadcasting [[youtube]] videos, and doesn't make it harder (or any easier) to get away with it.
I have no clue what are you talking about!
2) GDPR (despite arguments put forward by various commentators) has few consequences for website operators who operate outside the EU.
I am in the EU.
I see. [youtube] claim to generate no Cookie when use "www.[[youtube]]-nocookie.com". How about 3rd Party like Ads who get load by [youtube]?
And from other Service like Facebook (Embedded Video) or Vimeo I could not find any information if there is a no Cookie Variant or not and what kind of Data the collect.
4) Not being able to contact the owners of media from "local companies"
but why should i do it?
without first seeking their approval
there is no required.
without first seeking their approval may be a breach of intellectual property and copyright law.
The Upload it into [youtube], Vimeo, Facebook,...
GDPR is has nothing to do with advertising. Suggest you follow this link:
a) The Link is blocked.
b) Sure the have. Adversing Company put some Tracking Links and set a Cookie.