S2:Ep10 I Don’t Own The Rights To This Music – The Legal Tea
March 23, 2019

S2:Ep10 I Don’t Own The Rights To This Music

According to the Verge.com, Peloton is being sued for copyright infringement by several members of the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) for using music that they do not have the rights to. Peloton is not the only one guilty of this. Everyday 100s of 1000s of people commit copyright infringement  on social media and in their business and try to absolve themselves by using the disclaimer " I don't own the rights to this music"

Top 3 Takeaways

  1.  Artist have a right to say what happens to the music they create
  2. A disclaimer and giving credit does not prevent infringement  
  3. Avoid infringement by seeking permission from the artist 

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