[linux-audio-user] Copyright/Ownership Warning

Folderol folderol at ukfsn.org
Wed May 3 17:11:53 EDT 2006


On Wed, 03 May 2006 15:55:40 -0400
Brett McCoy <idragosani at chapelperilous.net> wrote:

> chris beagles wrote:
> > Although on a very quick readthrough of the terms and conditions
> > (http://www1.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=misc.terms) i noticed
> > this part:
> > 
> > "This license will terminate at the time you remove such Content from
> > the Services."
> > 
> > so when the music is removed from myspace they should no longer have
> > any claim on the copyright of such music?
> 
> Note they are not claiming your copyright... they are saying that when 
> you post content, you are automatically granting them a license to use 
> your stuff as they list in the terms. You still hold the copyright and 
> they do have a grievance process in place if you think someone is using 
> your material online illegally.
> 
> -- Brett

I've miss-read something at some point. I thought they had claimed
copyright, but reading the current document, that is clearly wrong. It
is not as bad as I first thought but still quite unacceptable.

-- 
F


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