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|COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS - Film Screening|
|Date||Tuesday October 27|
|Time||5:45 PM - 7:45 PM|
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San Francisco Main Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA
Nearest BART station is Civic Center.
Doors open 5:15PM
Screening at 5:45PM
|sara_smith [at] itvs.org|
COPYRIGHT CRIMINALSAdded to the calendar on Wednesday Sep 30th, 2009 5:03 PM
Can you own a sound? As hip-hop rose from the streets of New York to become a multibillion-dollar industry, artists such as Public Enemy and De La Soul began reusing parts of previously recorded music for their songs. But when record company lawyers got involved everything changed. Years before people started downloading and remixing music, hip-hop sampling sparked a debate about copyright, creativity and technological change that still rages today.