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Music. There are some websites that offer musical selections that are either public domain (the copyright expired — many older hymns fall under this category) or they are original pieces of music that are given away freely as a ministry. Here are...
It depends. If the music or image is your own original work, then of course it is perfectly legal for you to use it. But if the image or music was created by someone else, you are required to comply with copyright law by obtaining permission from the p...
Not necessarily. The website owner would have to have distribution rights granted by the copyright owner.
You will certainly find sites — even Christian sites — that use music and images without permission, and we believe most do so in ignorance without malice. Our intention is not to police the Internet but to do what we believe is right here ...
Unfortunately, this is a common misconeption. A lot of MIDI music on the Internet has been made available to the public by the producer of the MIDI file, but most composers/creators have never given permission to the producer to create the MIDI nor hav...
Again, it depends. Does the website owner really own the image or music piece? If they are not the original composer, artist, lyricist, singer, etc., then they are not the owner. And even if they are one of these, it doesn't mean they own all copyrigh...
There can be several owners. Most people think there is only one copyright, but in reality a recorded piece of music is a subject of two separate, but layered copyrights sometimes referred to as copyright © and copyright (P) (should be a circle wi...