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The most difficult question about multimedia files is legal affairs.

  • They cross borders: the nationality of the author(s), the country where the content was created, the country to which they are uploaded (Florida?), the countries where they are browsed...
  • They also cross times. The copyright laws have been amended several times. The regime was drastically changed. One country became independent from another...

I'm not a lawyer. I'm always unsure about my interpretation of copyright laws and license agreements.