Re: Sampling vs. Stealing songs (was) Nirvana

Date: Mon Feb 14 2000 - 19:22:10 MST

In a message dated 2/14/2000 2:03:24 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

<< only seem to be a "rip-off" because you grew up in a culture where
 legislators _defined_ derivative art as "theft". They did such a good
 job of propagandizing this idea that it seems "natural" >>

Hey watch it. For years artist were totally unprotected by laws that
protected every other practise. Now we are at*least* in the position of
having the OPPORTUNITY to sue people who steal from art and pretend it's
theirs to sell.

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