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Copyright

General Copyright Questions

In general, any original work of authorship may be protected by copyright. Copyrighted materials may be subject to claims of copyright infringement by the content owner / creator.
The most common reason we remove copyright infringing video links in our search results is that they are unauthorized copies of copyrighted content, and the owners of the copyrighted content have alerted us that their content is being used without their permission. Once we become aware of an unauthorized use, we will remove the video promptly.
See http://blog.buttermouth.com/p/dmca.html for more information on DMCA and link removal.
Some examples of potentially infringing content are:
  1. TV Shows
    1. Including sitcoms, sports broadcasts, news broadcasts, comedy shows, cartoons, dramas, etc.
    2. Includes network and cable TV, pay-per-view and on-demand TV
  2. Movies & Movie Trailers

Buttermouth.com Copyright Policy

Anytime Buttermouth.com becomes aware that a video in our search results infringes the copyrights of a third party, we will take it down from the site as required by law. If you believe that a video search result on our site infringes your copyright, please send us a copyright notice and we'll take it down. All users agree to our Terms of Use, before accessing content through Buttermouth.com.
DISCLAIMER:
WE ARE NOT YOUR ATTORNEYS, AND THE INFORMATION WE PRESENT HERE IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. WE PRESENT THIS INFORMATION FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

General Copyright Questions: Country Specific Information

For information on US copyright law and fair use, check out the following materials.
In European Union countries, the Commission website has some helpful information and links:
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/copyright/index_en.htm
WIPO has a list of Intellectual Property and Copyright Offices internationally, you can find the one applicable for your country here:
http://www.wipo.int/directory/en/urls.jsp
Please note, this material is provided for informational purposes only. It is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice, or a substitute for legal advice.

General Copyright Lessons

YouTube has a copyright school for more detailed information:
http://www.google.com/support/youtube/bin/static.py?page=guide.cs&guide=25903