> Steven Smolian wrote:
>> How copyrightable is a 78 to CD transfer which corrects pitch, especially if
>> the rights holder has not done so accurately?
> If nothing else, that enables you to prove that your issue and the "original"
> (or reissue) aren't the same..although if rights holders can't hear pitch
> differences, not too many jurors will either. Only us.
My initial thoughts, based on my lay understanding, is that a court
might rule this as a "sweat of the brow" activity (and thus not
copyrightable) since the changes to the original are not creative in