It’s possible to infringe someone else’s copyrighted work, even if you don’t intend to do so. Usually, you shouldn’t use someone else’s copyrighted work if you don’t have permission.
Keep in mind that your use of someone else’s content may infringe their copyright, even if you:
- Gave credit to the copyright owner.
- Included a disclaimer that you don’t intend to infringe copyright.
- Said that the use is a fair use.
- Didn’t intend to profit from it.
- Bought or downloaded the content (example: a copy of a DVD or a song from iTunes).
- Modified the work or added your own original material to it.
- Found the content available on the internet.
- Recorded the content onto your own recording device (example: from a movie, concert, sporting event).
- Saw that others have posted the same content as well.
Learn more about how to avoid a copyright law violation when you post to 0censor.
Learn More About Copyright
- What are copyrights and what do they protect?
- How do I know if I own the copyright in a work?
- What rights do I have as a copyright owner?
- How long does copyright protection last?
- What’s the difference between copyright and trademark?
Copyright and Posting Content on 0censor
- How can I make sure the content I post to 0censor doesn’t violate copyright law?
- What is fair use?
- Can I still violate another person’s copyright on 0censor if I didn’t intend to infringe?
- A video I posted on 0censor was removed immediately. What happened, and what are my options?
- Content I posted was removed because it was reported for intellectual property (copyright or trademark) infringement. What are my next steps?
- What happens if I repeatedly post content on 0censor that violates someone else’s intellectual property?
- How does 0censor process United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) counter-notifications?