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Norval Watson norv2001 at yahoo.com.au
Fri Jul 10 03:50:19 EDT 2009

If I sample some funky silence, do you think they can work out if I stole it from Michael Jackson or from James Brown?

QUOTE QUOTE QUOTE (blame yahoo)
Forget about DRM. What does the RIAA say about your unauthorized use of 
silence in your music?

Oh, and you mean the "going-out-of-business newspapers"?

munkeyfreenix batcat wrote:
> And what does DRM have to say about your unauthorized citation of 
> silence? Hmm?
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 11:13 PM, Arnold Krille wrote:
>     On Thursday 09 July 2009 23:12:09 drew Roberts wrote:
>      > On Thursday 09 July 2009 13:10:08 you wrote:
>      > > We could call it  4'33"
>      > Yeah but there could well be copyright issues if one person
>     quotes another
>      > person's nothing.
>     No, until now citations are allowed if they stay within reasonable size
>     compared to the original. So you aren't allowed to quote the full
>     silence but
>     quoting short extracts from empty mails is okay... (*)
>     Arnold
>     (*) Of course, german newspapers are working towards making
>     citations non-free
>     of charge. :-/

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