COPYRIGHT PROTECTION ASPECTS OF OTHER PARTY'S VIDEO GAME AS YOUTUBE CONTENT

Authors

  • Marnia Rani Law Studies Program, Raja Ali Haji Maritime University

Keywords:

Copyright, Works, Video Games

Abstract

Many other people's Works are used as a content by parties on the YouTube video sharing site. Be it music, songs, cinematographic works, even video games. Music is used as a background of video, songs are sung in many version, many cinematographic works are uploaded for free viewing, and video games are widely used as a content to give some tips for Gaming YouTuber. This phenomenon raises a legal issue, whether creating youtube content using other works can be called copyright infringement. This article specifically discusses about the legal aspects of copyright protection related to the use of video games as a content on YouTube video sharing sites. Video games as a YouTube content, are usually used by Content Creators on Youtube by taking a few game fragments to give some tips for gamers how to play the games. The legal problem is that the video game which they play is not theirs, it means the Author or Copyright Holder of the video game is not the person who uploaded the video game. Therefore, this article reviews Legal aspects of Copyright protection of video games have used as a content on the Youtube Video sharing site.

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Published

2020-07-02