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Online music licensing is changing all the time, here's the latest:

Updated 30 June 2021.

Other suppliers have fewer rights than us, so this is strictly for music purchased from us.

Rules:

  1. Max 60 participants per class.

  2. Each class must be no longer than 60 minutes.

  3. This covers LIVE streaming. It does not cover the recording of classes, so don't save the session afterwards.

  4. Each class streamed will be treated as a standard class delivered under the existing PPL Exercise to Music licence and so the person streaming the class must have a current valid PPL licence.

To buy extra PPL licence credits call PPL directly on 0800868820 (option 1).

Which Platform?

Youtube and Facebook (inc Instagram) already have direct licences (including Sync) with the rights holders. Both companies keep their licensing arrangements with the artists/record labels and song writers (publishers) strictly confidential, but we can confirm that:

  1. The PRS (publishing) have said "these services may already be licensed to cover content hosted on their platforms, including content uploaded by their users.";

  2. The PPL (performers) confirmed that if FitMixPro customers wanted to use these sites, they "would treat them as licensed" (subject to the rules listed above);

  3. The reality: not one of our customers have had any legal action taken against them for using these sites for live streaming fitness classes.

Facebook does have an automated muting system on live streams on Facebook.com. Many of our customers have been using Instagram Live streaming and we are yet to hear about muting happening here.

Can I use Zoom? The PPL are happy for you to use Zoom subject to the rules above, however you should have a separate licensing agreement from the writers to use their music on Zoom. None of our customers have had any action taken against them for using Zoom, but obviously we can't recommend it.

What about Twitter? We have no information on the sync rights for Twitter.

PPL Note: The PPL have confirmed they are also happy to include Facebook Messenger, FaceTime, Google hangouts, Microsoft Teams, Skype and WhatsApp in the terms above, but we don't have enough information on the Sync rights of these platforms.

FAQs:

How Do I Get Paid? Log into Paypal to set up a Paypal-Me link. Send this to your customers, and they can pay you without needing a Paypal account.

YouTube Live is so easy for you and your customers. Here's the link to get set up: Youtube Live.

You'll need a PC or Mac, but your customers can view it on anything - mobile, tablets etc.

It can take 24 hours to activate Youtube Streaming, do it now! Then to start a class:

  • In Youtube click the + Plus sign.
  • Click "Go Live".
  • Click "Share" and send the link to your customers on Facebook, Whatsapp, email etc.

Can I record my classes? No, you have to stream them live.

What about Facebook Paid Events? Facebook's muting might kick in here.

Will Facebook / YouTube ban my page? No instructor pages have been banned for using original music during the lockdown. There's a good dispute system if needed but it's never got that far. We're here to confirm you purchased the music legitimately.

If you have any questions that aren't answered above please let us know, info@fitmixpro.com. Special thanks to PPL, PRS and EMD for their help.

Please remember that although we do our best to provide the most accurate information we have, this isn't legal advice. As the situation does change regularly you should carry out your own due dilligence if in doubt.

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