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RE: [dvd-discuss] Music (Was Re: Public Domain Enhancement Bill)

Richard Hartman wrote:
> [ ...] it
> is up to the courts to determine what constitutes
> "fair use".  in the case of music, a recognizable
> -- or more importantly, characteristic -- phrase
> may not be "fair use" ... but a longer, though 
> less recognizable, phrase might be defensible.

I based my original post on the recurring rumour that you could (allegedly)
copyright a three-note sequence. Or was it four? No matter. From Richard's
comment above it would seem to be more complex than that.


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