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Use of big name apps in a commercial video projects

Does anyone know the legal side of including obvious brands such as Facebook/Instagram in commercial video projects? Or replicating a Facebook messenger motion graphic? For example, visuals of Young ...
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Are they all legal cc videos? [closed]

I chose a video from "A"'s channel which was a cc video. Later on, I found that the video was not actually a cc video. "A" downloaded the video from "B" 's channel & introduced the video as a cc ...
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Is one able to “override” the terms of the Youtube Standard Licence with a slightly stricter Creative Commons than is allowed by the interface?

I'm creating my first YouTube video and am a bit disappointed with the licensing options. Ideally, I would want to use a CC BY-NC license because I don't really want others profiting off of my work, ...
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False copyright claims by “Orchard Music”

I've created a video with background music. The background music is licensed under Creative Commons. Link (contains a download button): Please click on the 'Awareness (...
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MP4 / h.264 patent issues?

I know this is not a legal forum but I'm assuming this is a daily issue for most people on this site since h.264 video (AVC / MPEG4 part10) is so ubiquitous (and there is a legal tag here). I've read ...
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use video for demo player is it legal?

My question is about copyright of videos. I want to use this video inside my demo web base video player,but i do not know any thing law of copyright or license of video. how can i check for this video ...
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Is converting DVD to a format to play on a tablet legal (in the UK)

Simple question, is it legal to take a DVD you already own and convert (rip) it into a format (such as .mp4) so it can be played on a tablet or laptop ? In the past you had to use various nefarious ...
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How to release the work anonymously under the free licence?

The goal is to release the work anonymously, but not into the public domain or as CC0, but rather under the Share-Alike licence. However, most of the licences require reusers to identify the original ...
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Would it be legal to use Cott-produced, generic beverages in a film?

Walmart sells a line of beverages manufactured by Cott with very generic labelling, for example: Cott Grape soda image Since these drinks bear no brand name, I know there are no trademark/brand ...
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What media can I legally include into my videos?

When making videos for YouTube, what media can I include without getting sued or breaking the terms of YouTube? What are the differences when being a YouTube partner? Take for example the gaming ...