According to the LA Weekly, a partner of Machinima has stopped posting videos because he’s learned his contract gives Machinima the rights to everything he posts, forever.
But the devil was in the details: After signing with Machinima, he learned that the company would own the rights to whatever videos he posts on YouTube for the rest of his life and beyond, “in perpetuity, throughout the universe, in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised.” Not only that, but his contract with the network was open-ended. There was no point at which it was set to expire.
Hey, we predicted that in “Vision Machine”!
Image above from page 40, panel 1 of the graphic novel. Pencils by RB Silva.
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