[cc-community] live CC music

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 11:53:09 EST 2008


On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 5:38 AM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 14 February 2008 22:27:26 Lucas Gonze wrote:
>  > That is a great thing, Marcus, but what I have in mind is a little
>  > different -- live and in person performances.
>  >
>  > In a way this doesn't make sense, but what is interesting about this
>  > project is that it's the compositions being licensed liberally, not
>  > the performances, since there is no issue of a sound recording
>  > copyright.
>
>  ??? Is recording equiptment to be forbidden at the event? Or do recordings /
>  performances not get a copyright or related right where you are?

As I understand it, the composition is the only thing that needs to be
licensed.  Bootleg live recordings are legal.

But now that I write this, it strikes me that I just don't know the
legal perspective on live recordings.



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