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Copyright Time Bomb Set to Disrupt Music, Publishing Industries

Nov 15, 2009, 20:04 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eliot Van Buskirk)

"At a time when record labels and, to a lesser extent, music publishers, find themselves in the midst of an unprecedented contraction, the last thing they need is to start losing valuable copyrights to '50s, '60s, '70s and '80s music, much of which still sells as well or better than more recently released fare. Nonetheless, the wheels are already in motion.

""The termination that's going to be coming up is going to be a big problem for the record companies and publishers," said attorney Greg Eveline of Eveline Davis & Phillips Entertainment Law."

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