What is a Copyright?

When a person creates an original work that is fixed in a physical medium, he or she generally automatically owns copyright to the work. The owner has the exclusive right to use the work in certain ways.

Which types of work are subject to copyright?

Audiovisual works, such as TV shows, movies, and online videos.

Sound recordings and musical compositions.

Written works, such as lectures, articles, books, and musical compositions.

Visual works, such as paintings, posters, and advertisements.

Video games and computer software.

Ideas, facts, and processes are not subject to copyright. In order to be eligible for copyright protection, a work must be both creative and fixed in a tangible medium. Names and titles are not, by themselves, subject to copyright.

Can I use a copyright-protected work without infringing?

In some circumstances, it is possible to use a copyright-protected work without infringing the owner’s copyright. For more about this, you may want to learn about fair use.

What does Limbo Studios Inc. when they get a copyright takedown notice?

We believe in fair use. We also believe in holding up copyrights. When we get contacted we notify the content creator. Once the content has been notified it is up to the content creator to choose one of the following

Dispute it – If you believe this is fair use then please dispute it, one of our team members will review the case. In all fair use case it is in the content creator’s favor.

Download & edit the video – If you have submitted three claims and all of them were declined. You can download the video and reupload it.

Delete the video – You can delete the video if you choose to do so.

Who gets the earnings while their is a copyright claim?

Earnings on that video are held by us until the claim is settled. The content creator can disable this where no earnings are made if they choose to do so.

Some examples of fair use.

A movie review with your commentary, a tv show review with your commentary.

Gameplay with your commentary.

For a full list of examples go here.

Some examples of not fair use.

A TV with no editing or commentary.

Gameplay without commentary.

For a full list of examples go here.

I want to submit a copyright takedown notice.

If you believe your copyright-protected work was posted on our site(s) without authorization, you may submit a copyright infringement notification. Be sure to consider whether fair use, fair dealing, or a similar exception to copyright applies before you submit. These requests CAN only be submitted by the copyright owner or an agent authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.

What Videos are against your terms of service?

Any Videos that you don’t have the rights to or any videos that violates our terms of service, copyright policy or privacy policy.

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