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 Here’s another monkey wrench – I use Smartsound’s Sonicfire Pro and have a pretty extensive library.  This is royalty free music that I should be able to do pretty much as I please with.  Unfortunately, I have been getting nastigrams from YouTube stating “Your video “Wedding Portfolio – G”, may have content that is owned or licensed by BFM Digital”  or “Your video “Wedding Ceremony example.mp4″, may have content that is owned or licensed by UMG, but its still available on YouTube! In some cases, ads may appear next to it.”  I’m working with Smartsound and trying to contact Steve Corn of BFM to resolve these issues.  I thought I had it all straightened out before on another claim BFM made.  The CEO of SmartSound and Steve Corn spoke and Mr. Corn was supposed to have created  some sort of web crawler “exception”.

So, in regards to your question:  The industry is still trying to sort things out.  My perception is that the pendulum of enforcement is swinging too far.  Who knows, it could be the big boys are trying to squash the small-time videographer…

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