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MySpace content ownership

Musicians are starting to pull content off of MySpace because MySpace's terms of use claim ownership of anything you put on their service:

Musicians' rights: Lost in MySpace?

10 replies on “MySpace content ownership”

[…] Toni has a bitch about MySpace claiming ownership of all user content. The troublesome fine print informs users that by posting any content, “you hereby grant to MySpace.com a non-exclusive, fully-paid and royalty-free, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense through unlimited levels of sublicensees) to use, copy, modify, adapt, translate, publicly perform, publicly display, store, reproduce, transmit, and distribute such Content on and through the Services.” […]

[…] Toni has a bitch about MySpace claiming ownership of all user content. The troublesome fine print informs users that by posting any content, “you hereby grant to MySpace.com a non-exclusive, fully-paid and royalty-free, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense through unlimited levels of sublicensees) to use, copy, modify, adapt, translate, publicly perform, publicly display, store, reproduce, transmit, and distribute such Content on and through the Services.” […]

Now…where have I seen wording like that before?! It's amazing that people only just caught on to this. I seem to recall Toni and I putting some words up a bit like that on a little playlist sharing site we once ran! Seemed like a good idea at the time … but then we weren't Rupert Murdoch – and last time I checked we still weren't

Anyone else having bother with myspace or is it just my pc?

Last couple of days it seems it wont let me download any song from anywhere.

Anyone having same bother – or anyone how to sort it?

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