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Session Name: Beg, Borrow, or Steal? Exploring Practical Solutions to the Music Sampling Debate
MeetingType: Chapter Meeting
Date: 10/18/10
Description: NY Chapter: Many argue that music sampling is a vital component to fostering creativity in the development of new music, but that it is impractical to clear every sample an artist may wish to use. Others maintain that the use of another's copyrighted work is infringement - plain and simple, and artists must obtain a license before using another's music. This debate strikes at the very essence of copyright law's twin aims: to incentivize the creation of new works while protecting the copyright owner's rights in exiting ones. Is there a practical and pragmatic solution to this problem, perhaps a
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Speaker(s): Cynthia Arato, Emio F. Zizza, Hank Shocklee
Moderator(s): Lawrence Ferrara
Keywords: Defenses, Exclusive Rights, Infringement, Sampling, Substantial Similarity