Is it okay to add copyrighted photos, music, and music videos on a site you're creating?

Answer Generally, the answer is no. The entire purpose of copyrights, as enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, international treaties and the laws of most nations, is to encourage creative activity by guara... Read More »

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How to Use Copyrighted Music on a DVD?

Adding music is a great way to enhance a DVD. Your first thought may be to simply insert your favorite song and be done with it. This is acceptable for your own personal use. For public display or ... Read More »

Free non-copyrighted music? two websites both have royalty free music (non copyrighted) that you can use on your YouTube videos. Best of all, ... Read More »

How long is music copyrighted?

If the music was created before Jan. 1, 1978, the copyright is effective for the life of the composer plus 70 years after the person's death. When the author is unknown, the copyright is good for 9... Read More »

How to Obtain Permission to Use Copyrighted Music?

If you want to use copyrighted music in a public presentation or as a sample for a new sound recording, you must obtain permission to avoid copyright infringement proceedings. Songwriters and recor... Read More »