(A) Including a disclaimer at the end of your video.
(B) Obtaining explicit authorization from the copyright owner.
(C) Checking if the video has been posted on other websites.
(D) Giving credit to the creator in your video’s description.
An effective strategy to avoid infringing on copyright protections is by obtaining explicit authorization from the copyright owner.
Licenses typically contain explicit permission for using the content but may include limitations on exclusivity, specific rights, duration, geography, or other terms.
Giving credit to the copyright owner or including a disclaimer such as “no infringement intended” doesn’t necessarily constitute fair use.
Similarly, declaring an upload to be “for entertainment purposes only” isn’t an automatic defense. Even if you add original material to someone’s copyrighted work, your video may not qualify as fair use.
This question is a part of the Understanding content ownership lesson from the Digital Music rights on YouTube unit and the “Navigate copyright permissions” lesson from the YouTube Content Ownership course.