Agreement between Google's YouTube and French Artists

Agreement between Google's YouTube and French Artists

On Thursday Google Inc.'s (GOOG) YouTube declared that an agreement is signed with three French royalty-collecting societies. This was done to pay artists when their works are made known on the video sharing website.

Google assumed that in the deal, YouTube will pay to the French gathering societies SACD, SCAM and ADAGP.

The collecting societies who correspond to a range of filmmakers, screenwriters and authors after getting the payment they would reallocate the money to their members.

Christophe Muller, Head of YouTube Partnerships for Southern and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa at a press conference which was held in Paris alleged that this agreement only applies to satisfied observation in France, Belgium and Luxembourg and retroactively covers content viewed on YouTube from the year 2007 and up to 2013 in Paris.

The Financial details of the agreement were yet to be disclosed. SACD's Director General; Pascal Rogard supposed that this is a happy instant after nearly ten years of confusion. By doing this agreement it shows that there is a center ground between protecting author's rights and also making them accessible online.


FrenchTribune Specials

Novartis teams up with Rani Therapeutics to create robotic pill

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis has teamed up with the U. S.-based Rani Therapeutics to create a robotic pill for complex biotech drugs. The robotic capsule will contain tiny needles made of sugar that would deliver the drug after pushing into the wall of the intestine.

The pill so far has to be administered into patients through...

Most Popular

Jonathan Ive promoted to post of Apple’s chief design officer

UK-born Apple executive Sir Jonathan Ive, who played a...

Fiat Chrysler CEO reportedly proposes merger with GM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' CEO Sergio Marchionne has...

John Kennedy announces aim to put an American on Moon on May 25, 1961

Former U.S. President John F Kennedy had announced his...

Humans will use oceans & dig underground for living space: survey

Struggling to cope with increasing living space crisis,...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: