[linux-audio-user] Re: Music: Ringheims Auto - "Kanskje No"]

Cesare Marilungo cesare at poeticstudios.com
Wed Aug 16 19:41:00 EDT 2006

Frank Barknecht wrote:

>Johannes Mario Ringheim hat gesagt: // Johannes Mario Ringheim wrote:
>>My solution (compromise) is using the CC by-nc-sa on works of mine that 
>>contain uncleared samples. If I got sued at least I hadn't used it 
>>commercially to earn money or allowed others to do so. This is a 
>>compromise, and having just heard the story about Danger Mouse through 
>>the grapevine, I've figured that for me personally I'm willing to take 
>>the chance.
>Not directly related but as I'm currently reading "Accelerando" by
>Charles Stross - highly recommended btw. - I like how he portraits
>what the music industry looks like in 10 years: 
>    Welcome to the second decade of the twenty-first century; [...]
>    The International Convention on Performing Rights is holding a
>    third round of crisis talks in an attempt to stave off the final
>    collapse of the WIPO music licensing regime. On the one hand,
>    hard-liners representing the Copyright Control Association of
>    America are pressing for restrictions on duplicating the altered
>    emotional states associated with specific media performances: As a
>    demonstration that they mean business, two "software engineers" in
>    California have been kneecapped, tarred, feathered, and left for
>    dead under placards accusing them of reverse-engineering movie
>    plot lines using avatars of dead and out-of-copyright stars.
>    On the opposite side of the fence, the Association of Free Artists
>    are demanding the right of perform music in public without a
>    recording contract, and are denouncing the CCAA as being a tool of
>    Mafiya apparachiks who have bought it from the moribund music
>    industry in an attempt to go legit. FBI Director Leonid Kuibyshev
>    responds by denying that the Mafiya is a significant presence in
>    the United States. But the music biz's position isn't strengthened
>    by the near collapse of the legitimate American entertainment
>    industry, which has been accelerating ever since the nasty
>    noughties.
>Ah, the future!
>I didn't type this quote from my dead-tree copy of the book, I
>copypasted it from http://www.accelerando.org/  where the whole text
>of the novel is available as "Creative Commons
>Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs" licensed etext. 
>A must-read for every self-respecting copyleftwing revolutionary.



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