The UK Music Publishers Association has succeeded in taking down the International Music Score Library Project, an enormously popular Canadian-based sheet music site that has posted thousands of public domain scores. The site has faced legal threats from European publishers in the past and worked hard to ensure that all […]
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IMSLP, the International Music Score Library Project, is back in the news as the NY Times covers its popularity and pressure from some music score publishers. The site attracted significant attention in 2007 when it received takedown threats from some European publishers. Note that contrary to the NY Times characterization […]
The Department of Foreign Affairs has posted a questionnaire that seeks Canadian perspectives on the doing business in Europe. It seeks to identify potential impediments, which could include copyright issues (longer copyright term as arose in the IMSLP case, restrictive anti-circumvention rules) for some businesses. The deadline for submission is […]
The International Music Score Library Project, which attracted considerable attention last year over access to public domain works, is back up and online. The site includes the founder's open letter and a look at the applicable public domain rules.