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That Which Does Not Get Copied Becomes Extinct
How Copyright Makes Books and Music Disappear (and How Secondary Liability Rules Help Resurrect Old Songs) (http://www.boingboing.net/2013/07/05/how-long-copyright-terms-make.html)

with links to this paper

"An analysis of the data demonstrates that the DMCA safe harbor system as applied to YouTube helps maintain some level of access to old songs by allowing those possessing copies (primarily infringers) to communicate relatively costlessly with copyright owners to satisfy the market of potential listeners."

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cluesby4 From: cluesby4 Date: July 6th, 2013 06:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks to YouTube I was able to give my dying father so much pleasure. He was able to see and hear his beloved music and in some cases see the performances of the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, etc.

Greed should never take a control of art and the pleasure it brings or I do think it will die.
carbonel From: carbonel Date: July 6th, 2013 10:55 pm (UTC) (Link)
The Fanlore link shows that one of the zines had a contribution from Darrell Schweitzer, who has been active on the edges of SF prodom for roughly forever.
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