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Doubt about Copyright issues

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by marcelomusza, May 21, 2013.

  1. marcelomusza

    marcelomusza Junior Member

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    Hi guys,
    I have a doubt I hope you can clear out for me regarding copyright material.

    I am about to start a new project to monetize videos recording myself playing the violin, not only to make some money with adsense but as well to create a name for myself in the music industry.

    I recorded a video yesterday about a popular classical song, my own arrangement of it, and YT found it as "matched third party content", disabling the ability to monetize it.

    My doubt is the following, I am the owner of the video, I am playing the violin in the video and I am playing MY arrangement of the song, BUT the song is not mine. So... If I make a dispute will I get my account banned or should I win it in this particular scenario? I would like to make this safe and white hat, I will not use blackhat techniques in any way, so I don't want to lose my account because of any legal issues that could appear. I can leave it as it is right now, online and getting views naturally, but I want to monetize it, it is the main focus of this project so I really need to make it safe and be able to keep uploading new videos regularly.

    Hope you can enlighten me.
    Regards and thanks.
    Marce
     
  2. steelballs

    steelballs BANNED BANNED

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    Hey Marce

    Reading this will clear a lot of issues for starters
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cover_version#U.S._copyright_law

    Then move forward to clear up any other issues not clarified...
     
  3. LakeForest

    LakeForest Supreme Member

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    Nintendo is trying to say that anyone playing games, making videos of the games, and making a profit from the videos will result in ad revenue going to Nintendo directly.

    If this gets fully implemented, there will be precedent to go after what you're trying to do.

    Until then, hell, just keep posting. Post on other video sites. Monetize in ways other than youtube ads.
     
  4. marcelomusza

    marcelomusza Junior Member

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    thanks steelballs! I will take a look at that article right now