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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- Marco Palmieri
I’d like to see a contemporary re-imagining of a really compelling story
from a non-European mythology.
- “You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.”— Jodi Picoult (via sylviaplant)
- “Urban spaces have spirits, and cities have souls. Some are dangerous, menacing, but also seductive; others are marked by beauty and excess; others...”