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Idea Channel - Should "Happy Birthday" be Protected by Copyright?

Should "Happy Birthday" be Protected by Copyright? Should "Happy Birthday" be Protected by Copyright?
Did you know the rights to "Happy Birthday" are still privately held today? Copyright was originally created for two reasons: to protect the original creators so they could benefit from their work AND have creative works enter the Public Domain. Unfortunately, the whole system has gotten out of...
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2311045702/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Did you know the rights to "Happy Birthday" are still privately held today? Copyright was originally created for two reasons: to protect the original creators so they could benefit from their work AND have creative works enter the Public Domain. Unfortunately, the whole system has gotten out of... /episodes/get/6332 /episode/6332 Idea Channel: Should "Happy Birthday" be Protected by Copyright? /episode-player/6332
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