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Old 12-06-2018, 07:30 PM   #23
enroe
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Originally Posted by Steviebon
That said, I would NEVER post anything creative, especially my music, directly on fakebook. Read their terms. You are basically giving away
all your rights. They own everything you post.
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Originally Posted by enroe
This is very true.
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Originally Posted by karbomusic View Post
No, it isn't, the policy is they can 'use' the thing that you post which has been mostly true for any entity long before the internet, they don't own your copyright or anything like that:
Oh yes, it is true. Did you read your own quotation:

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For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos (IP content), you specifically give us the following permission, subject to your privacy and application settings: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with Facebook (IP License). This IP License ends when you delete your IP content or your account unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it.
Of course you don't hand over the copyrights as such. That is - here in
Germany at least - impossible. But you give facebook all rights to use
your content, your music! And not only that: You give facebook ALSO the
right to give your contant to any 3rd party.

And not only that: Of course the license ends when you delete your IP-
content. But everything at the 3rd party stays! Haha - you know what that
means?

Of course, we can go into more detail - and then it becomes even more
absurd!

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Originally Posted by karbomusic View Post
Now one may somewhat rightfully take issue with the fact they can share/use it, but it is only a license for them to do that, they do not own anything of yours that is IP albeit there are thousands of people misreading the term and perpetuating a certain amount of nonsense without fact checking. Granted, I'd bet that there are customer support people at FB that misread this also but in reality they don't actually own your song if you post it there, to state it in plain terms.
"only a license" ... which in fact never ends. What more could they
take away?

In contrast to your statement most facebook members are just infinitely
naive regarding the exploitation of their works. This fact is only relativised
by the fact that most works are just on a level where a professional
utilization is very improbable.
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