Movie will pay authors for videos

    One of the main advantages and at the same time the most controversial moment of Web 2.0 is attracting website visitors to the creation of content. Collective blogs, news resources, social networks, photo hosting and video portals literally live off of their users. In this regard, the initiative of the Russian video service Movi , starting in August 2007 starting to pay royalties to the authors of the original content, looks more than interesting.

    According to the press release, each registered user of Movi can now not only post videos on the Web, watch videos of other visitors and discuss what he saw, but also make good money: the original video content was rated by Movi at $ 5 for every 1000 views. The criteria according to which a video uploaded to the Movie will make money are as simple as possible. First, the copyright of the video must belong to the user who posted it. You can’t count on receiving a fee for a clip taken from YouTube, which, however, is completely justified. Secondly, a video should have at least 1000 views and a rating of at least 5 out of 10. This means that ordinary video is unlikely to receive user recognition and bring its author at least some amount of pocket money. But really original,

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