Freeplay Music: Warning
- OK.. I'm presuming that Freeplay Music has been discussed in this
group before, but in case it hasn't.. I just want to share my
experience so others can learn from my mistake! I have been using
Freeplay Music frequently under the assumption that it is.. well,
FREE. It is my own fault for not reading the terms and agreements on
the site. I did read as far as, "Free for Private Non-Commercial Use
(Non-revenue generating or associated)" I thought I was covered after
reading that, but apparently a videoblog of a mother sharing home
movies of her kids doesn't fall under that category. I really should
have read further. Anyway, I was made aware of my mistake and told
that I was legally obligated to pay for the music I have already used
($25/song for a year). So, I removed the videos that only contain the
music in the intro (I will likely re-do those and re-post them, so my
apologies when they come out again) but will be paying for each video
where I've used Freeplay music (will likely be $200 or so). So..
warning to others: if you want to use Freeplay Music, each song you
use in a video on your blog is $25 per song per year. It is NOT free.
I was kind of hoping that Scott Shreer would understand that it was a
mistake on my part. I thought maybe he would let me simply correct the
problem by taking down all my videos containing his music. My
goodness, I'm just sharing cute little videos of my kids. Oh well,
kind of an expensive lesson to learn. Don't make the same mistake!
Mom's Brag Vlog
- Pat Cook (Jeeper One TV) wrote:
> Yeah, but I think that's only for ONE use (i.e. to use the songYou people do realize these messages are archived publically right?
> once). If you're like me and have used the same track (or cuts from
> it) to open and close EACH & EVERY show, then I think it gets
> messier. But I'll have to ask them about that (of course without
> revealing my podcast page, the fact that its already been done or even
> using the show's email address to inquire) though.
> Cheers for now :-)
Googling for FreePlayMusic will bring up these posts at some point in
the near future (probably already does if you go to Google Groups). If
you don't want people to know who you are, it would be wise to not post
to this list at all. Knowing you're Pat Cook (Jeeper One TV) I
guarantee is plenty enough information to lead me to your podcast
(although I'm on a plane right now so I can't verify that).
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