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Tuesday, July 20, 2004
Record Industry Bodies Seeking to Subvert UK Copyright Law
According to Reuters, Elvis Presley's back catalogue starts to become public domain from next year. Music industry fat cats are petrified as they see their revenues from The Beatles and the Rolling Stones start to go south in the near future. Maybe they should have invested in new talent instead? The BPI is trying to put the squeeze on the UK government to secure legislation similar to the Sonny Bono bill in the US, violating existing public rights.