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On a Roll Wrote:
Honestly, the best bet is to either make your own music, or buy royalty-free music.
I agree with On a Roll. Do your own music or purchase some royalty free music. There are some sights that use CR music and may get by, but it’s not worth it if a suit ever comes your way.
Unless you get permission I would not use CR music.
To add to this make sure you use your own photos too. Unless you have permission or have purchased royalty free.
I heard guy on the radio once state that he had a photo posted on his website that he was unaware that it was a copyright infringement. Well some weeks later he received a $3000 bill from "gettyimages" stating he was breaking copyright laws using their photo.
Ouch! Better to be safe than sorry.