File puptcrit/puptcrit.0603, message 262


Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2006 10:45:54 -0800
To: puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org
Subject: [Puptcrit] McCartney's Song on Juggler Video


> If you have been watching both videos, you have listened to Paul
> McCartney's medley at least twice, and maybe sent it on to a couple  
> of your
> friends. McCartney's cash register should be going ca-ching from  
> all this play
>  and I'll bet he is seeing nothing from it. I wonder what his  
> lawyers have to
> say  about copyright use and the web?!

-----

Good point about fair use:

It's my understanding that the recording of a song, while it plays on  
a live sound system, is clear for internet publication (fair use).   
If the clip used the song as an original soundtrack, then the use  
would not be OK.  One hears a background song on the radio while two  
people talk on camera is an example of an approved use.

The live, public performance to McCartney's recording is another  
issue altogether.


Jim

Animal Makers
http://www.animalmakers.com/


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