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Good news to US youtubers who rely on fair use

Last year, Youtubers Ethan and Hila Klein (h3h3Productions) found out they had been sued by another Youtuber, Matt Hosseinzadeh, for using one of his videos on their channel for a video reaction. In the reaction video, which they have re-uploaded to their channel now, they made fun of Hosseinzadeh. His response was suing them for three different charges: copyright infringement,… Read more →

What's Fair Use? | Doug Walker Nostalgia Critic Video #WTFU

What’s “Fair Use” and what’s going on at YouTube?

This week, from February 22nd to the 28th, we celebrate the Fair Use Week.¬†And it arrives just in time. Since last week, all YouTube has been talking about this subject, claiming the rights of certain Youtubers¬†to use fragments from movies, video games, etc., in their own videos. For further information, follow the hashtag #WTFU (Where’s the Fair Use?) on social… Read more →

Will registration protect all my rights when I upload my content to Youtube?

This is a recurrent question, nevertheless not frequent, but worth mentioning. Short answer is: No. A longer approach requests a bit more text: 1) As author of an original work you have all the rights upon that work whether you register it on official or private institutions or not. Registrations are declarative: Thet do not give any rights as you… Read more →