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‘Facebook wants hundreds of millions of dollars to pay for music rights’

‘Facebook wants hundreds of millions of dollars to pay for music rights’

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Facebook has offered to hundreds of millions of dollars to pay to record labels, so that users of the site are music videos.

That tell insiders to Bloomberg. The proposed amount will Facebook muziekbedrijven temporary needs.

Because Facebook no licenses on music, the techbedrijf delete videos if they are numbers of labels to use.

Now would be the techbedrijf months in consultation with Facebook to find a solution. This would the social network have promised to build a system that used music identifies.

By music to identify, would Facebook automatically licentiegeld to pay for music or videos offline, as well as unauthorized use of music. YouTube uses a similar system.

Two years

According to the sources, it takes two years to identificatiesoftware to develop. Until that time, the company would like to ensure that users music videos, are allowed to use, by now already hundreds of millions of dollars to the labels to pay.

The licentiedeal would ensure that videos are no more offline be met due to licensing issues. In addition, Facebook users keep out of harm of possible legal actions of muziekbedrijven.

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