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ASCAP Claiming That Creative Commons Must Be Stopped

go1dfish
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permalink   Sat, Jun 26, 2010 @ 1:29 PM
FYI

It’s being reported that ASCAP is attempting to raise funds for some sort of fight against Creative Commons and EFF.

http://www.techdirt.com/art...

http://www.zeropaid.com/new...

http://www.boingboing.net/2...

“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” - Mahatma Gandhi
go1dfish
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permalink   Sat, Jun 26, 2010 @ 1:35 PM
Also see the response from Creative Commons’ Eric Steuer here: http://www.zeropaid.com/new...
Admiral Bob
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permalink   Sat, Jun 26, 2010 @ 6:20 PM
Absolutely contemptible. How can I even be said to have rights over my music, if I’m not free to license it more liberally than ASCAP would prefer?
spinmeister
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permalink   Wed, Jun 30, 2010 @ 10:37 AM
The Creative Commons official reaction on their own website.
spinningmerkaba
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permalink   Tue, Jul 13, 2010 @ 8:30 AM
Larry Lessig, in the Huffington Post, has challenged ASCAP President Paul Williams to a debate regarding copyright: http://huff.to/aakNDQ
 
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permalink   go1dfish Wed, Jul 28, 2010 @ 1:59 PM
Quote: spinningmerkabaLarry Lessig, in the Huffington Post, has challenged ASCAP President Paul Williams to a debate regarding copyright: http://huff.to/aakNDQ

And Williams has declined: http://www.techdirt.com/art...

Claiming to ASCAP members that
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Anti-copyright crusaders are currently engaged in a publicity campaign to discredit ASCAP’s efforts to defend the copyrights of our professional songwriter and composer members.
Vidian
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permalink   Thu, Aug 5, 2010 @ 6:26 PM
Thats the stupidest thing Ive heard today :D

What is the fund for? Lobbying? rofl