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Social Media for Musicians: YouTube by Gary Hiebner

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11 Some Pointers on Copyright

WITH YOUR MUSIC AND VIDEOS LIVE ON THE INTERNET, it does mean that any one can listen to them. That also means anyone can grab ideas from your songs. To protect your music creations, you should invest some time in understanding copyright and how it works, so you know your songs are protected. I’m not going to go too deep into copyright and music law, but I’ll give you some pointers. From there you can investigate it further and make sure you have your songs protected and notified correctly through the proper channels and organizations.

How Does Copyright Work?

Once you have written a song, you immediately own the copyright to it. But you do need to notify/register your song with the performance and music right departments ...

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