[b-hebrew] audio hebrew OT

George F Somsel gfsomsel at juno.com
Sun Mar 20 20:45:03 EST 2005


On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 01:20:43 +0000 Peter Kirk <peterkirk at qaya.org>
writes:
> On 20/03/2005 22:06, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Jim West wrote:
> >
> >> http://www.emediawire.com/releases/2005/3/emw219254.htm
> >
> >
> > Just checked and it says $141 (USD) including shipping. Quite 
> > expensive, considering the fact that anyone can simply decompress 
> the 
> > mp3 version into cdda and burn onto CDs for just the cost of 
> media, 
> > assuming CDDA (i.e. ordinary audio CD) is what people who haven't 
> 
> > heard of mp3 technology want...
> >
> > On the other hand, this is a new recording so until it gets 
> converted 
> > to mp3 and put on some website by some kind person, they may 
> continue 
> > to charge "an arm and a leg" for it :)
> >
> But do copyright laws apply to an audio version of an out of 
> copyright text?
> 
> -- 
> Peter Kirk
> peter at qaya.org (personal)
> peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
> http://www.qaya.org/
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Ask ASCAP about whether it would be OK to download a new recording of an
old traditional song.  I think they would take a rather dim view of that.

george
gfsomsel
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