Dutch Collection Society Backs Down Slightly On Video Embeds

from the but-not-really dept

Dennis Laumen alerts us to an update on the story concerning Dutch music collection society Buma/Stemra's plan to charge bloggers for embedding YouTube videos on their site. After the story got lots of publicity, Buma appears to have backed down ever so slightly, saying that "amateur" bloggers are off the hook. But, the definition of "amateur" is basically only if you don't have any ads. Put up some Google AdSense... and suddenly you're a "pro" who has to pay up.

Filed Under: collection society, embeds, netherlands, performance, youtube videos
Companies: buma/stemra

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    www.eZee.se (profile), 14 Oct 2009 @ 8:37am

    Aww, kinda sad I am in Sweden and not where they can come after me for embedding their videos in my pages, would really make me feel good to tell them to go F themselves and eat sh!t when they came with their begging bowls.

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