So You Want Music in Your Video: 5 Things So You Don't Get Sued

By: Jordan Bromley
– Newsweek

Last month we received a call from a woman who made an unassuming video of her daughter's wedding and added her favorite song. She was frightened, a little angry and perplexed by the copyright infringement letter she received from a major music publisher.

"All I did was make a video for myself. I'm not selling it!" she complained. Unfortunately for her, she used a song that was owned by someone other than her, in this case a music publisher that was intent on enforcing its rights.

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