On 03/07/06, steven c wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Don Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
>> The process would never be popular because of the need for a chemical
>> process, but it could find a niche in archiving. For example, record
>> companies might like to store their digital recordings in a safer
>> format now that the copyright period is so long.
> But...the point here is that the record industry doesn't intend
> ever to issue this archaic material...that isn't why they asked
> for and received near-eternal copyright! They simply wanted to
> make sure that they were the only ones who could make money from
> its re-use!
Well, the big companies do reissue a great deal, and license other recordings to
specialist reissue companies such as Testament or Mosaic.
It is more likely that they will stop making new recordings.
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