Two spokesmen for Sony confirmed that the set was legitimate, its bootleglike appearance notwithstanding. They explained that the point of the release was to keep the recordings under copyright protection in Europe, where the laws are in flux. Currently, recordings can be copyrighted in Europe for 50 years, a much shorter term than in the United States, where recordings made since 1978 will remain copyrighted until 70 years after the death of the last surviving author.Fuck everything.
January 8, 2013
Sony Issues Dylan CDs to Extend Copyright
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- crysiana asked:I love all the travel photos you've been posting! My mother and I are planning to fly over and then go up the Rhine from Basel to Köln, and so it's great to see pics of the train stations there. What were your favorite places on your trip? Are there any places you'd love to go back to (or have gone back to?)
Oh cripes. It’s hard to pick a favorite spot. (We’re over there as often as we can be, but not half as often as we’d like to be.)
(a) Don’t rush...