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    made freesound video but there was a copyright problem?


    so at about --- 1am I turned off all the commercials and such just to play dj with the freesound site OK nothing but tag searches and playing a few selections from this tag or that tag in a mixed audio ... then rendered the recording in audacity that it recorded --- and made a video from these mixed audio recordings. NP uploaded the video at about 4am to youtube then about 1pm youtube informed me of a copyright infringement and if I dont want ads on my video then I need to remove this section of sound.. OK WHY really I don't do this ever... EVER but today give freesound a chance and OH NO === so unless this gets solved IDK I guess it was good for a moment.

    lets go to the video I have already removed the audio copy written stuff-- you think?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UFtcwXJl4o

    i am not you you are not me What i think is fact sounds good.
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    The problem is not with Freesound, but rather the unfortunate result of people downloading sounds from here, using them raw in (for example) commercial music tracks which they then distribute and publish under a label. The label then go through their standard copyright procedure (such as YouTube content ID) to automatically detect if someone else uploads audio that is similar to their now copyrighted audio, thus preventing anyone else from using the free sounds we provide here.

    It sucks and completely negates the purpose of us uploading sounds here, but there is little we can really do except to file copyright disputes (which, giving this explanation, usually works - at least it has for me every time so far).

    To anyone out there that does use Freesound content in their commercial music tracks, do take into consideration how you publish your track, as you may well be preventing others from using the sounds you yourself have used.

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    I was guessing that would be the problem okay.. but.. yeah powerless over the publics process of music...

    FYI: all the music videos of mine are free and if we do find something copied out to commercial Land then what should I do??

    i am not you you are not me What i think is fact sounds good.
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    h92o wrote:
    FYI: all the music videos of mine are free and if we do find something copied out to commercial Land then what should I do??

    If the issue is on YouTube, send a copyright dispute and explain more or less what I said above. If you can pin down the exact sound that was used in the copyright-claimed song (it should be one of the sounds you've used in yours as well), then it helps to give the Freesound link to it in the dispute message to prove your argument. Then they should release their claim within 30 days.

    I'm not sure how the dispute process works on other sites, but I would expect them to be similar.

    And if the dispute can't be resolved, then the last resort is to use a different sound in your music. As frustrating and unfair as that is, there isn't much more besides legal action itself.

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