LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - News > Syndicated Linux News
User Name
Password
Syndicated Linux News This forum is for the discussion of Syndicated Linux News stories.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 04-17-2016, 08:45 AM   #1
LXer
LXer NewsBot
 
Registered: Dec 2005
Posts: 100,393

Rep: Reputation: 102Reputation: 102
LXer: Can Lawyers 'Overcome' The Bogus Copyright On 'We Shall Overcome' And Free It To The Public Domain?


Published at LXer:

Earlier this year, after a bit of a roller coaster ride of a legal fight over the copyright status of the song "Happy Birthday," the two key parties finally reached a settlement that declared the song in the public domain. While many news reports had earlier claimed that the judge in the case had done the same, that wasn't really true. The judge simply declared that Warner Chappell did not hold the copyright, leaving it an open question as to whether or not anyone else did -- and some quickly raised their hands to claim the copyright.

Read More...
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: 10 Steps To Overcome Your Fear Of Using Open Source Software LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 10-09-2014 06:10 PM
LXer: Copyright Lawyers vs Patent Lawyers Smackdown: And The Winner Is... LXer Syndicated Linux News 1 08-14-2013 03:08 PM
LXer: Android's last obstacle overcome LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 09-19-2011 01:20 AM
LXer: Can Ubuntu Overcome the Status Quo? LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 09-17-2008 07:20 PM
LXer: The next horizon: How Red Hat used yum to overcome RPM dependency hell (video) LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 09-21-2007 07:50 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - News > Syndicated Linux News

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:19 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration