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Yes, copyright law is complex when it comes to video.
If you’re not careful major artists can come at you for using music in the background:
Remember the Youtube home movie of a baby dancing while Prince’s "Let’s Go Crazy" played in the background? Prince went on a rampage and took it a step further finding every video containing his songs and filing lawsuits.
We started a live call in Podcast to talk about this very subject – where you get the chance to speak with a practicing entertainment attorney who is ready to answer your questions FREE. If you’re interested in keeping it legal or have a question about law and video, drop by the Law & Video Podcast