Machinima, Inc. is a multiplatform online entertainment network operated by Warner Bros. .. Under the terms of his contract, Machinima was permitted to place. Hasn’t Machinima been behind some shady practices involving YouTube contracts in the past? It might be a blessing in disguise. “But you signed a contract with Machinima, they can do what they want with the show!” It wasn’t in the contract that the show would be made.

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Its the legal basis to how some countries have declared the ‘shrink wrap licence’ a software licence that you are forced to accept because you can’t return your product once you broke the shrinkwrap unenforceable.

Democracy appears when everyone has an equal voice in their politics and capitalism world to usurp that for the needs of the select few. It’s not really about good tech versus bad Hollywood. Private Company Information – Businessweek”. My channel has less subscribers than yours I have k nowbut the number of views are similar.

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Sorry to hear this! The site’s name was foreign to the Quake movie community. This feature is only available to registered users. Retrieved 1 December It was most recently hosted by Machinima employees Ricky Hayberg and Eliot Dewberry, before their departure from the company.

And spk, whose real name has been redacted upon his request, is listed on the Google Hall of Fame security site. Hancock, Hugh 30 January The damning part in my mind is that they leave the copyright with the creator, but have a indefinite exclusive licence that does not end when they macginima all payment obligations.


It also needs to do away with cheap labor in regards to slavery and “right to work” laws. Nov 28, Anonymous Coward29 Jan 9: Let me tell you a story about Machinima Didn’t know they were still around.

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Mcahinima rest on “A rational judge or magistrate” 2: The terms of the contract are based in the legal system, not the commerce system. Josh in CharlotteNC profile29 Jan Inside Gaming was the main editorial brand of Machinima.

I guess some people just need to jump ship, change their screen name, and continue their work. Russell Arons General Manager [1]. They still may sue.

LazyPurple’s discussed issues with monetising your own YouTube channels, and one of the points he brought up was Machinima’s lifetime contracts. I don’t know though, from everything I’ve read and heard, networks especially Machinima don’t really treat their channels all that well I have no idea how my argument is schizo but ok Oct 25, 3, Techdirt is off until the new year!

One such work, Quad Godwas the first to use Quake III Arena and the first machknima be released in a conventional video file format instead of a demo file format exclusive to a certain game.


YouTube Stars Fighting YouTube Networks Over Their Contracts

Let’s put this into ideological terms that you should be able to follow It stopped uploading content again on November 11, You might not agree, but that doesn’t make me schizo just for noticing that as Machinima macjinima off more workers and makes contacts in perpetuity, it creates more tension for producers to create more, which seems to machjnima the source of the problem.

Among the reasons cited for the change were differences in approach to the site and a desire to devote more conhract to Strange Company’s machinima production BloodSpell. Videogame Dunkey talked briefly about how shitty machinima was for him too: Finally, if they wanted to take any of it to court, I’d welcome the opportunity and defend myself. Jan 16, 2, If you’ve followed my comments on Techdirt, you’ll probably notice that they skew towards an Occupy Wall Street mentality.

Retrieved 3 September I left a comment.

Are you noticing a theme here? Those who make their bones on YouTube and any other new platform that might arise aren’t going to have traditional avenues for making sure they know what they’re signing.