Music and copyright

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Music and copyright

The Internet makes it easy to make copies, so the question arises about copyright in the spheres:
  1. text,
  2. graphics (photo and pictures),
  3. video,
  4. Audio.
Everywhere this issue is easily solved, except audio.
  1. text - if there is no separate indication, then you can take any text on the Internet and post it to yourself on the site, indicating the source. This is a common practice. Copy for yourself, you can do anything.
  2. graphics (photo and pictures) - you can simply copy for yourself any graphics on the Internet, if you want to use and host, then you can also copy anything if it is not protected. As a rule, photo for sale is not placed to the site on a straight line, only a copy of a small permit is placed. The rule is simple - do not break the protection and use it.
  3. video - it's generally simple, because the video allows you to insert advertising. This is what allows free television.
As for audio, then you can not put advertisements here and point out the source here will not. People have done the work and would like to make money on it.

How does the question of authorship deal with here?

Internet radio - as well as and usual radio - advertising.
There are paid services where you can buy music.

Music in video

Then one of the main problems arose. We will ship the video on YouTube and we need background music for it. At myself to computer it's a ride, and there ...

YouTube has entered into an agreement with the National Association of Music Publishers (NMPA), whose interests are represented by the copyright agency Harry Fox Agency (HFA).

According to the agreements, the authors they represent will be able to earn on advertising, which they will place in user rollers. This will happen in case if the creation of the clip uses a work, the rights to which belong to these organizations.

At the moment, HFA includes 46,000 music publishers, each of which can start earning in YouTube not only on the original clips, but also on non-professional video, for example, fans of musical groups.

In December 2010, YouTube introduced a new Content ID. Using the data of record companies, the tool allows to find out whether their songs were used in video clips uploaded to video hosting.