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- CBC via Yahoo Canada NewsJul 29 07:24 AM
A documentary filmmaker making a movie about the ubiquitous song Happy Birthday says she has unearthed conclusive proof that a copyright on the song claimed by a major music label either expired decades ago, or never existed in the first place. According to court documents filed in a district court in California, production company Good Morning To You Productions Corp. has found the elusive ...
- Ars TechnicaJul 28 10:00 AM
A 1927 kids' songbook proves "conclusively the song is in the public domain."
- Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceJul 21 06:00 AM
Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. , a global licensing and content solutions organization, has announced the addition of over 350 producers to its Motion Picture License , including Lionsgate Entertainment, producers of Mad Men and distributors of The Hunger Games and Twilight.
- Fox NewsJul 28 11:10 AM
'Happy Birthday,' which reportedly generates $2 million per year for the Warner/Chappell Music, was interjected into public domain in the 20s, according to new evidence filed in a two-year-old suit.
- Asia News NetworkJul 29 08:15 PM
The Commerce Ministry has urged people to study the details of the new Copyright Act carefullyv before sharing information online or trading second-hand products
- Los Angeles TimesJul 30 03:52 AM
For generations, "Happy Birthday" - a tune sung to almost every American every single year of his or her life - has made millions of dollars for its aggressive copyright owners.
- Fox NewsJul 27 03:10 PM
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- The GuardianJul 28 12:23 AM
Film-makers suing music publisher Warner Chappell say they have found proof that Happy Birthday is not covered by copyright You may have noticed something very strange about birthdays in movies and on TV. Namely, that the lucky recipient of the presents rarely has Happy Birthday sung to them – instead they might get For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow, a song only heard in movies and on TV. That’s ...
- The Online NewsHourJul 28 11:53 AM
Twitter recently removed a series of tweets that writer Olga Lexell said were plagiarized from her account. Photo by Kacper Pempel /Reuters Joke about a juice cleanse on Twitter, and you just might begin a national conversation on copyright laws. The Twitter account @PlagiarismBad, which spots plagiarized tweets, pointed out on Saturday that several users’ tweets had been removed after copying ...
- The Nation - Thailand's English newsJul 27 10:06 AM
SOCIAL network scribes should be wary of a new intellectual property law due to take effect on August 4 that outlaws the copying of other people's work and using it for commercial purposes, deputy government spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd said yesterday.
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