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No nead.  You should be able to download it.

Steve Smolian

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cary Ginell" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, October 07, 2005 11:26 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] 78's and PD, was Curatorial Responsibility, formerly 
Copyright of treasures


> Steve,
>
> This site sells the report for $20. Can you summarize its findings?
>
> Cary Ginell
> Sound Thinking Music Research
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 10:11:43 -0400
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] 78's and PD, was Curatorial Responsibility, 
> formerly Copyright of treasures
>
>
> The CLIR- Council for Library and Information Resources has just published 
> a study on this very issue, framed by Tim Brooks and scut-worked by the 
> undersigned. I have a published copy and assume it is posted on their 
> site.
>
> It's pretty scary, and will be followed by one on copyright law.
>
> They are a look at the facts and numbers as they are, not as any side 
> wishes them to be.
>
> http://www.clir.org/pubs/abstract/pub133abst.html
>
> Steve Smolian
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Fine" 
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> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, October 07, 2005 9:36 AM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] 78's and PD, was Curatorial Responsibility, formerly 
> Copyright of treasures
>
>> Does anyone have any idea what percentage of commercially-produced 78's > 
>> are
>> now in the PD? When, for instance, CBS/Sony re-issues Duke Ellington 78's 
>>  > as
>> multi-CD collections, are those now re-copyrighted for 50+ years? And 
>> what
>> about that guy Joe Buzzard down in Maryland -- is he just flying under 
>> the
>> radar or is it perfectly legit for him to reissue all of his obscure > 
>> blues,
>> country and bluegrass 78's? He comes off as a somewhat goofy collector, > 
>> but
>> I get the sense he's a very shrewd business man too, and I wouldn't be
>> surprised if his venture is pretty profitable even though it seems
>> labor-intensive. I've read several interviews with him, but he never
>> squarely addresses the copyright issue except to say he's never been > 
>> pursued
>> or prosecuted.
>>
>> -- Tom Fine
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Karl Miller" 
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>> Sent: Friday, October 07, 2005 9:17 AM
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Curatorial Responsibility, formerly Copyright of
>> treasures
>>
>>
>>> On Thu, 6 Oct 2005, Richard L. Hess wrote:
>>>
>>> > What about the sell-off and destruction of many of the runs of old
>>> > newspapers that Nicholson Baker documents in "Double Fold"? Including
>>> > a set of a major NY Newspaper that had been presented by the 
>>> > publisher.
>>>
>>> And, what really gets my goat...here, instead of having a record sale, I
>>> was forced into selling off duplicate 78s in a single lot. Not all of it
>>> was great, but some of the items were of value. About 5,000 discs sold 
>>>  >> for
>>> $10. I just don't understand the thinking.
>>>
>>> Karl
>>
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