Tag Archives: music

Protect Athens Music 2017

It’s that time of year again when musicians, attorneys, students and community members  meet up to discuss and celebrate the Athens music scene. Founded in Spring 2010, Protect Athens Music has become an annual tradition in the Athens, Georgia music … Continue reading

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Fab Four Copyright

59 previously unreleased Beatles songs were made commercially available today. Is there a big demand for these BBC and studio sessions outtakes from 1963? Probably not, but due to European Union copyright law only recordings released within 50 years of … Continue reading

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New Book: Democracy of Sound!

In honor of Athfest this weekend, take a look at the new book by Alex Sayf Cummings Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the Twentieth Century. It explores the rich history of music piracy … Continue reading

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New Book: Sampling!

Take a look at the intersection of law and popular culture with Kembrew McLeod and Peter DiCOla’s new book “Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling” (Duke Univ. Press, 2011). An engaging brief overview of the legal history … Continue reading

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