Juridical Analysis of Copyright Protection of Cover Songs Uploaded on the Tiktok Application
Copyright, Legal Protection, Cover Songs, Tiktok application.
Copyright is a part of intellectual property which has a wide range of protected objects, because besides covering science it also includes art and literature, film, photography, dance, music etc. The problem to be examined is whether the cover of someone else's song uploaded on the Tiktok application is a copyright violation? and How is the legal protection for owners of covered songs uploaded to the Tiktok application? To find answers to the above problems, a normative research method was carried out, namely normative legal research, namely literature law research which refers to the legal norms contained in statutory regulations. The results showed that there are several things that are said to be a form of copyright infringement, if they are used for commercial personal interests and without the permission of the owner, they can be categorized as copyright infringement. Regarding copyright protection, the responsibility of Tiktok application users to copyright holders is responsibility in moral rights and responsibility in economic rights. As a content creator, actually has agreed to control Tiktok for the economic rights of our content, so that the song owner also gets legal certainty because Tiktok is an application that has the power of economic rights, and if the Tiktok video is circulating in electronic media, it actually has received permission from the content creator, this is in accordance with the terms of service on the Tiktok application.