How to determine if my video infringe someone else's copyright?

Below are some guidelines to help you determine whether your video may infringe someone else's copyright. If you taped it from cable, videotaped your TV screen or downloaded it from some other website, it may still be copyright infringement and requires the copyright owner's permission to distribute or can only be used within the limits of legal exceptions to copyright.

If you give credit to the owner/author/songwriter–it may still be copyright infringement.

If you are not selling the video for money – it may still be copyright infringement.

If similar videos appear on our site – it may still be copyright infringement.

If the video contains a copyright notice – it may still be copyright infringement.

If you created a video made of short clips of copyrighted content – even though you edited it together, it may still be copyright infringement.


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