There mere fact that a web-site allows downloading does not provide immunity to someone who takes advantage of that offer and downloads copyrighted materials.
Other websites with similar video upload services focus solely on adult content, and much of it's content is copy written material uploaded by people other than the original owner.
You, the user, are left holding the bag of legal troubles.
More If the copyright owner never authorized the upload or the downloading, then doing so is violating the owner's copyright and the owner could sue for that.
Regardless of the subject matter and regardless if others are doing the same.
It is also illegal to download material from You Tube, except insofar as you use the sharing facilities provided by You Tube.
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