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[Sep. 23rd, 2015|06:43 am]
E.G.
Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday Dear Everyone-Who-Has-Ever-Had-a-Birthday-Whenever-it-Was
Happy Birthday to you!

An important piece of our culture has been liberated! Huzzah!

Here's hoping for reasonable copyright lifetimes so creators can benefit, and, if their creation becomes part of the culture's myths and rituals, the creation is free for the culture in a reasonable time.

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-happy-birthday-song-lawsuit-decision-20150922-story.html

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[User Picture]From: randomdreams
2015-09-24 04:01 am (UTC)
Well said. Hooray!
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[User Picture]From: johnpalmer
2015-09-26 04:55 pm (UTC)
Hear hear!

The entire copyright and music industry is getting too big for its britches, and this doesn't fix the problem, but at least it's a start.
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