Inventing the Remix

I made a video about the Beastie Boys being sued over an inconsequential sample in their song “Pass the Mic.” I hope you enjoy it, and learn a little more about a landmark copyright case!

http://popcorn.webmadecontent.org/15uc

(had trouble embedding it, but this link should work!)

Some sources I used:

http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/people/tfisher/IP/2003%20Newton%20Abridged.pdf

http://web.archive.org/web/20021202091247/http://www.grandroyal.com/talk/showthread.php?s=&postid=296454&t=3420

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4701570

http://www.newmusicbox.org/articles/When-Stealing-Is-Not-a-Crime-James-Newton-vs-the-Beastie-Boys/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_minimis#Copyright

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