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Re: [videoblogging] Re: Taking my videos down (Freeplay Music discussion)

By Joshua Kinberg | Joshua Kinberg <jkinberg@...> | joshkinberg
August 6, 2005 | Post #19155 | Topic #19008

> happy birthday fuck you! > Yeah no sh*t. Who in the world has copyrigh= t over that title. :-( Here's the story of the happy birthday song: http:= //www.snopes.com/music/songs/birthday.htm Apparently it now brings in abou= t 2 Million in annual royalties which are split between AOL Time/Warner and= a private charity established by the descendants of the song's creators. = -josh On 8/6/05, Pat Cook (Jeeper One TV) <kpdcnettv@...> wrote: = > Hi everyone: > > At 10:42 AM 8/6/2005, you wrote: > > Lessig recentl= y cited an experiment, i think in Wired mag, on how they tried > to legally= publish on the net he and friends singing 'Happy Birthday' to > another fr= iend. Quick conclusion- it cost almost $1,000 *if* they were > granted perm= ission... which they were at first but then they were denied the > license = agreement in the end. > > happy birthday fuck you! > Yeah no sh*t. Who= in the world has copyright over that title. :-( > > Cheers for now :-)= > > Pat > > > ________________________________ > YAHOO! GROUPS LIN= KS > > > Visit your group "videoblogging" on the web. > > To unsu= bscribe from this group, send an email to: > videoblogging-unsubscribe@yah= oogroups.com > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Ter= ms of Service. > > ________________________________ >