Copyright applies fully and
automatically to any work -- a photograph, a song, a
web page, an article, pretty much any form of
expression -- the moment it is created. This means
that if you want to copy and re-use a creative work
you find online, you usually have to ask the
This "all rights reserved"
protection is a good thing for many authors and
artists. But what about those who want you to use
their work freely without permission -- but on
This search service helps you
quickly find those authors and the work they have
marked as free to use with only "some rights
reserved." If you respect the rights they have
reserved (which will be clearly marked, as you'll
see) then you can use the work without having to
contact them and ask. In some cases, you may even
find work in the public domain -- that is, free for
any use with "no rights reserved."
Interested in music free to download
and put in a movie? Type the kind of music you're
looking for, choose the Google or Yahoo! tabs, and
browse results from across the web.