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Re: Myspace OWNS your posted content....
At 02:12 PM 6/4/2006, you wrote:
> .. Proprietary Rights in Content on MySpace.com.
> 1. By displaying or publishing ("posting") any Content, messages,
> text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, profiles, works of
> authorship, or any other materials (collectively, "Content") on or
> through the Services, you hereby grant to MySpace.com, a
> non-exclusive, fully-paid and royalty-free, worldwide license (with
> the right to sublicense through unlimited levels of sublicensees)
> to use, copy, modify, adapt, translate, publicly perform, publicly
> display, store, reproduce, transmit, and distribute such Content on
> and through the Services. This license will terminate at the time
> you remove such Content from the Services...
Good eye! This is pretty standard boilerplate. What it says is that
MySpace aka FOX, can use your content as long as you have it
posted. They don't own it but you've granted them a nonexclusive
license to use it any way they damn please. The nice thing is that
the license terminates the instant you remove your content from
MySpace. So if you go platinum, no worries. ;-)
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