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YouTube flags filmmaker over the sound of wind

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YouTube flags filmmaker over the sound of wind

Postby skynet » Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:48 pm

Apparently it's getting to the point where it's complicated for people to own their own content.

So some company owns the sound of wind?

Animation filmmaker M dot Strange made it a point to make every minute of his new film 100 percent original. From the visuals and the dialog to composer Endika's accompanying soundtrack, the San Jose, Calif., filmmaker took all the necessary precautions to ensure that Heart String Marionette was coming directly and exclusively from his own devices.

But when he posted the film onto YouTube as part of a try-before-you-buy campaign, he received a letter from the video-sharing site that told him his movie may contain content that is owned by another company, BFM Digital, a music publishing company that licenses content for over 500 different record labels.

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