Fairness Rocks News Bright Lines: Musicologists Police the Boundaries of Copyright Law

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Author: Gene Maddaus

Date: December 4, 2019

Original Source: Yahoo News

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Bright Lines: Musicologists Police the Boundaries of Copyright Law

Todd Decker is a music historian who chairs the music department at Washington University in St. Louis. A few years ago, a local attorney called the department looking for help on a case. The lawyer represented Flame, a little-known Christian rapper who claimed that Katy Perry had ripped off his song in her 2014 smash hit “Dark Horse.”

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