Copyright Links and Information

There are many copyright questions and issues every church must deal with on a regular basis when using video, music and other media. We hope the links here will help you find any information/answers you may need.

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Creative Commons
Wiki guide on the legal issues you need to know before starting a podcast, including an introduction on how to break in a podcast of your own.

Creative Commons License
Learn how to legally share work by understanding what the Creative Commons license is and how you can participate.

Church Copyright License
CCLI provides solutions for the legal use of media in your church communications. From their website: “Over 160,000 churches across North America trust CCLI for copyright and worship solutions.”

Church Video License
Show movies and video legally. This license helps protect your church from fines for illegal use of video media.

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