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Group of recording stars support Napster

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 15 Nov 2001 11:58

A group of recording stars filed briefs in San Fransisco federal court supporting Napster in its case against record labels. Artists main point in their brief in an opposition to an idea that record labels have been trying to push through in various courts and in U.S. congress that recording artists' work is so-called "work-for-hire" which under law is employer's property for 35 years. And now artists are claiming their rights to decide whether their music can be distributed through Napster or not.

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