Re: [videoblogging] Re: Taking my videos down (Freeplay Music discussion)
On Sun, 07 Aug 2005 04:06:42 +0200, Pat Cook (Jeeper One TV) <kpdcnettv@...> wrote: > Yeah no sh*t. Who in the world has copyright over that title. :-( AOL/Time Warner does: <URL: http://www.snopes.com/music/songs/birthday.htm > It's big bucks: "According to David Sengstack, president of Summy-Birchard, "Happy Birthday to You" brings in about $2 million in royalties annually, with the proceeds split between Summy-Birchard and the Hill Foundation. (Both Hill sisters died unmarried and childless, so the Hill Foundation's share of the royalties have presumably been going to charity or to nephew Archibald Hill ever since Patty Hill passed away in 1946.)" - Andreas -- <URL:http://www.solitude.dk/> Commentary on media, communication, culture and technology.