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Since When Does WMG Own Sesame Street?

Discussion in 'Sesame Street' started by CBPuppets, Jul 14, 2018.

  1. CBPuppets

    CBPuppets Well-Known Member

    Are you guys aware that suddenly WMG Is blocking Sesame Street Related Videos? a few minutes ago I wanted to watch a SS Clip and it said WMG Blocked it on Copyright Grounds. I found this video uploaded by buddlyboy600alt explaining this.

     
  2. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    :sigh:

    1) this is already being discussed on the Sesame Street clips on YouTube thread.

    2) again, considering Warner has the home video rights, they probably recently bought the music rights and have the right to block clips that have been released on album's.

    Guys, if you're that curious to know if they own them or not, why not just contact Sesame Workshop and ask them yourselves? :rolleyes:
     
  3. CBPuppets

    CBPuppets Well-Known Member

    Truth be told, I wasn't really aware of all this until now :cry:
     
  4. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    Sorry, I'm just sick of people making up false assumptions and conspiracy theories that WMG is just doing this for fun when I'm sure there's actual legitimate copyright involved.
     
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  5. CBPuppets

    CBPuppets Well-Known Member

    It's understandable :) Don't worry about it. I'm sure there's a good reason for this too
     
  6. BuddyBoy600alt

    BuddyBoy600alt Well-Known Member

    That has been an issue. WMG did the same thing to Disney back in 2009. They claimed the themes to Ducktales, Chip 'N Dale Rescue Rangers, Talespin, Darkwing Duck, Goof Troop, Raw Toonage, Marsupilami, Bonkers, and so on.... The issue was WMG needed permission to use those Disney animated theme songs on their long out of print CD WMG made in 1999 called ToonTunes. WMG also claimed "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?" And that's not right ether. I remember this rant video about WMG claiming the show:

     
  7. Blue Frackle

    Blue Frackle Well-Known Member

    What's the cliff notes version of this? People are upset WMG is removing content they own from YouTube? What's wrong with that? That they only own half the video (the music)? To me, the solution would be to just mute the segments they own, but this whole thing has me confused. :confused:

    Is it because Sesame Workshop was cool with people uploading skits, but then this little subsidiary gets their hands on the music and acts like jerks about it?
     
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  8. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    This is a complete deja vu. WMG was doing the same thing to practically everyone nine and ten years ago, regardless of the property or franchise, and yes, that even included Muppet songs - the only difference is back then, WMG would simply mute the audio from the video rather than nuke them completely.

    But hey, now this makes the jab I took at them in MORON LEAGUE SEQUEL relevent again!
     
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  9. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    I remember there was one time I uploaded an old Little Jerry/Village People crossover drawing that no longer exists with "YMCA" playing and they made a copyright claim on it. Which confused me at the time and still does today cause I have found no relation with Warner owning any of their music.
     
  10. Blue Frackle

    Blue Frackle Well-Known Member

    I mean, it's just a business move: why would you buy their home video/CD when you could just watch it on YouTube, right?
     
  11. PumpkinJ

    PumpkinJ Well-Known Member

    If the jerks at WMG are now going after Sesame Street crap on YouTube, your best bet is to post them on Twitch.TV, Dailymotion.com, or other sites just as BuddyBoy600Alt stated.
     
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  12. gavry3

    gavry3 Well-Known Member

    nobody watched them on twitch, theres no point. just keep putting them on youtube when you have the whole thing solved...

    has anyone even contacted SW yet?
     
  13. PumpkinJ

    PumpkinJ Well-Known Member

    Actually I bet it could be harder for the workshop and WMG to go after the clips on Twitch.TV as they don't know what that site is. But nope, nobody contacted SW as of yet.
     
  14. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    Companies can find clips wherever you post them.

    YouTube is just number 1 at copyright fishbait.
     
  15. gavry3

    gavry3 Well-Known Member

    actually, twitch would be another place they could get it, as twitch has a very strict copyright policy
     
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  16. PumpkinJ

    PumpkinJ Well-Known Member

    Alright, best bet is for all you guys to download clips while they're still online. I got many of them from 1969-1972 saved on my harddrive.
     
  17. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    To quote an Mst3k song from one of my favorite episodes parodying a song from the movie featured (202 - The Sidehackers):

    "But nothing lasts forever.... Only love.... Pads the film..."

    But seriously. Nothing lasts forever. Nothing stays up forever. If there's a clip that hasn't been uploaded on Sesame Street's official channel or the upload has some kind of **** up from (I'm assuming) an unpaid intern and there's a better fan upload, download it. Things change over time and changes can effect stuff like this.
     
  18. PumpkinJ

    PumpkinJ Well-Known Member

    Yup, downloading and saving the clips to your harddrive is your best bet to preserve the clips. They're just dishing out copyright strikes, blocking videos all over the Internet, and terminating accounts.

    If you have a cloud drive (i.e. Google Drive), put them on there, too in case you get any harddrive crashes/corruption on accident.
     
  19. BuddyBoy600alt

    BuddyBoy600alt Well-Known Member

    @gavry3, I have to agree with @PumpkinJ. It was my recommendation. After all. I used to post Sesame Street clips on Youtube. Not anymore. And yes, I was the one who originally uploaded the rare Cookie Monster sketch where he had a nightmare of meeting a giant talking cookie (Named "The Monster Cookie") who tells Cookie Monster his sad story about he became of cookie. I had to take it down when Sesame Workshop was very strict with Youtube. I remember IsNordan got hit with three copyright strikes and was terminated from Youtube and that is why I decided to pull the plug on Youtube and find another video sharing site for posting Sesame Street, And I found out that Twitch might be the place. And I uploaded the sketch there. But I am worried about WMG going after other Sesame Street uploaders on Youtube. Even WMG has blocked the videos posted by the official Sesame Street Youtube channel.
     
  20. BuddyBoy600alt

    BuddyBoy600alt Well-Known Member

    Well, @LittleJerry92 . There used to be MegaVideo. And I remember it had classic Sesame Street clips there as well. However, It was shut down by the FBI for Copyright Infringement in 2012.
     


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