[cc-mixter] [ccMixter] Can I upload samples from Sony libraries?

Jon Phillips jon at creativecommons.org
Thu Dec 22 12:33:37 EST 2005

On Thu, 2005-12-22 at 09:22 -0800, Victor wrote:
> Jon Phillips wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-12-20 at 22:39 +0000, paulosacramento at gmail.com wrote:
> > 
> >>ive used lots of sony samples to create my music. so id like to know if i can upload their loops.
> > 
> > 
> > More than likely no.
> > 
> > You need to check the the license on the samples to see if it is
> > compatible with the Creative Commons licenses.
> > 
> > Email the list what type of license these samples are governed under.
> > 
> > If the samples are public domain, which I highly doubt, then using these
> > samples would be ok.
> > 
> > However, the best is to report back here with the type of license they
> > use, and then we can assess if these samples will work.
> actually you CAN use the Sony ACID royalty-free loops -- I went around 
> with Mia on this and she checked out the Sony loops license.
> It's fine, most music on ccMixter uses some for of this. Without the 
> ability to use royalty-free loops the idea of using CC on music falls 
> aparts and disables about 90% of all music in the world.

Whoa...that is good to know...

Paulo, it would be great to know what you are using.


Jon Phillips
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Software Engineer
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