Intellectual Property Law
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You are correct to note that your husband has the copyrights on the videos. Let me explain to you what happens when a copyright holder uploads content to a site like youtube:
What happened legally after my husband uploaded those videos?
I am composing the answer please bear with me
Still here. Please answer in regular everyday english not legal speak. Thanks.
When one opens an account with youtube you must agree to their terms of service. Their terms say that when you upload content to them you give them a license (permission) to play the content. When someone links to content on youtube for example through a link posted on twitter the content is played through the youtube player and is subject to the terms I noted
I follow. What happens if the videos are unloaded to a public website
then tweeted by someone promoting this public figure and then
when you say uploaded do you mean that the youtube player is no loner used?
he retweets the messsge with a bitly link?
because there is a way to embed a video in a website which looks native to the website but in fact is using the youtube player
bitly link is just a link shortner
as long as the youtube player is used it means that the video is still played from youtube
Can he do that legally without crediting the person or his account where the
videos were originally uploaded?
The You tube player is not used.
youtube does not have a requirement whereby the creator has to be credited
Can I send a email to you with a link to the page I am describing?
I'm afraid the system is going to black out any email address exchanged.
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The videos are linked via the public figures twitter page to a website
Salt Lake Homeshow
can you post the link? (be mindful that this is a public chat though you will be able to ask customer service to redact this portion after you rate my answer)
"Ty Pennington shares Highlights from his visit"
I will try.
You can find the link on Ty Pennington Twitter
I found the youtube video but not the other references
used both google and bing. Both bring out only the youtube videos
That's the link where the videos were posted.
I will get you the link to my husband's page. One moment.
BTW, it seems to be no longer there
The post is still up there on his You Tube
Salt Lake Home Show. June 5
Follow the bitly link.
it's using the youtube player and therefore it's perfectly ok
if your husband does not like this usage he can remove the videos
He could have credited n
I agree that he could have and maybe should have but unfortunately legally he does not have to
Nice guy in person. Too bad he turned out to be such a douchebag.
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it's good that you let him know he probably did not even realize this
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I will let him know about removing the videos. I asked him to come along with me that day.
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I shared all this information with my husband. He checked his You
Tube account and discovered that it was the Salt Lake Home Show
Marketing Team that had linked the videos to the website NOT
He has chosen to make the videos private then watch and wait
to see if they change the website.
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