July 28, 2020 at 3:13PM


Licensing a video clip from YouTube

I want to use a portion of a video that CBS has posted on YouTube. They tell me that in addition to the licensing fee I need to pay a master fee - even though I don't need them to provide physical media because I can download the clip they have posted themselves on YouTube. i just want the permission to use the clip.
They say I have to pay the $200 master charge anyway. This doesn't seem fair. Have you had experiences like this?

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