Good news for music creators, internet videos giant, YouTube, has reached an agreement with the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) and its subsidiary The Harry Fox Agency (HFA) and its more than 46,000 members, for publishers and songwriters get money if their songs are used in videos made by fans or users.
So far, YouTube introduced ads only when the creators of the video were the original owners of copyright content available or if permission of the authors. If it was not the case, the company Google could mute the content (for songs) or remove the full video.
Youtube use Content ID, a system that locates and marks protected contents for verification with the original author or publisher of the work.
Now, it has been happening that there were videos of fans or band’s tributes, despite using musical material without permission from the authors, have a large number of visits for its excellent performance or for their great impact.
And it is in those cases where from now, the HFA, can license their music, YouTube include advertising and you do not see how your job disappears or is muted.
If video advertising pays dividends by the rights owner receive a proportiona.
Now, it But he has videos of tributes and tributes to bands who, despite using musical material without permission, have a large number of visits for its excellent performance or for their great impact.
And in those cases where from now, the HFA can license their music, YouTube include advertising, and you do not see how your job disappears or is muted.
If video advertising pays dividends by the copyrights, owners will receive a proportionate share of such income by the use of his work.
It seems that everybody wins, doesn’t it?
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