On MoviesFoundOnline.com you will find free movies and films ranging from old cult classics to new independent movies. We also feature short films, documentaries, animations and series & shows. These are all found freely online. We do not host any material.
MoviesFoundonline.com was launched in 2006 and was completely redesigned in October 2014.
1. Who hosts these files? (disclaimer)
None of the audio/visual content is hosted on this site. All media is embedded from YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion or Archive.org. All issues concerning possible copyright violations should be aimed at the sites hosting the material. We are willing to remove any violating material immediately upon request. The copyright holder must further contact the source if he wants his material off the Internet completely.
2. What is public domain?
“When a work’s copyright or patent restrictions expire, it enters the public domain and may be used by anyone for any purpose.” read more on wikipedia
“When a work is in the public domain, it is free for use by anyone for any purpose without restriction under copyright law. Public domain is the purest form of open/free, since no one owns or controls the material in any way.” read more on wiki.creativecommons.org/Public_domain
Archive.org – “This collection contains thousands of videos which range from classic full-length movies, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to user-uploaded videos of every genre. We hope you enjoy this vast and diverse collection!”
Creative Commons – “Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. You can use CC to change your copyright terms from ‘All Rights Reserved’ to ‘Some Rights Reserved.'”
3. I want to use material featured on this site. How?
Please do not ask us to send you movies – we don’t have any. All we do is find videos online and post them on this site.
You can only use material that is in public domain, open source or published under CCL (creative commons license). See our list of public domain movies.
Use these sites for further help:
- Archive.org – Study the site and read their FAQ.
- OpenFlix.com – “OpenFlix makes a good faith effort to determine the United States public domain status of movies listed in our directory.”
- Creativecommons.org – “Enabling the legal sharing and reuse of cultural, educational, and scientific works”
- Creative Commons (wikipedia)
- Public Domain (wikipedia)
- Fair Use (wikipedia)
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