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Creativity Through Copyright Allegiance

Posted by Molli Fire on Monday, 21May07

There’s a new copyright group in town…According to Future Music blog:

A new intellectual property advocacy organization dubbed the Copyright Alliance has launched to reform the current state of copyrights n the United States. The group is made up of 29 organizations in the U.S. ranging from entertainment and arts groups to technology and sports coalitions. The alliance estimates that the number individuals it represents totals 11 million.

It dubs itself a “non-profit, non-partisan educational entity” and states its intention “to provide educational resources and promote creativity, jobs and growth through copyright.”
promote creativity through copyright? puhleeeease… Read more at Future Music blog.

Also, hypebot is following every move of WMG as it raises bids to purchase EMI. WMG is confident that the EU will approve the merger, but is that actually likely? EMI seems prepared to remain independent, so the bidding game should remain interesting…


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