--- Alex Hartov <[log in to unmask]>
> May I suggest you take this discussion elsewhere?
> It has NOTHING to do with sound restoration or
> archiving or anything
> remotely related.
Absolutely NOT true. If for no other reason, this
issue is relevant because it has significant business
implications for those who perform sound restoration
on vintage recordings. If stations such as mine are
forced off the air, then the market for reissue CDs
suffers in a MAJOR way. I know first hand that my
station has resulted in LOTS of CD sales over the
years of reissued and, hopefully, decently restored
reissues. I also know first hand that there are MANY
fans of such recordings that would not even be aware
that such music exists had it not been for Internet
outlets such as mine.
The Internet and Internet radio in particular is
CRUCIAl if the great music of the past is to be
brought to the attention of modern audiences and thus
Furthermore, ANYTHING having to do with the
implications of sound recording copyrights is of
importance to those who work with, archive and restore
It is not like this thread is being posted under
misleading subject headers. It is very easy to see at
a glance what a posting in this thread is likely to be
about - and if it is a subject that is not of interest
to you in particular, you should do what I do when
threads come up that do not interest me: ignore them.
And if you don't like my postings in particular, then
simply enter the email address from which I am posting
into your email client's filters and you will
automatically never see another.