Saturday, February 23, 2002

cpoyright stuff

this is interesting - "a district court judge ruled friday that the five major record labels must prove they own thousands of music copyrights, and prove those copyrights weren't used to monopolize and stifle the distribution of digital music."

besides the bearing this has on the napster case, this could be a really great thing for the new recording artists coalition, who are fighting for, among other things, more fair copyright laws that give them ownership of their music (you can read a great article about it in the lastest rolling stone.