Monday, November 16, 2009

Copyright Time Bomb

Wired has an interesting article on the fine print in existing copyright law that is about to go off.  Well worth reading.

Copyright Time Bomb Set to Disrupt Music, Publishing Industries | Epicenter |
At a time when record labels and, to a lesser extent, music publishers, find themselves in the midst of an unprecedented contraction, the last thing they need is to start losing valuable copyrights to ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s music, much of which still sells as well or better than more recently released fare. Nonetheless, the wheels are already in motion.

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