Steven Tyler Blasts Remix-Friendly Copyright Law Proposal

Law360, Los Angeles (February 10, 2014, 9:20 PM EST) -- Attorney Dina LaPolt and Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler sounded off on copyright reform in comments sent Monday to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, blasting a proposed federal copyright law change that would require artists to agree to remixes of their songs.

The comments — submitted in response to a request in the U.S. Department of Commerce's green paper on copyright policy and accompanied by letters of support from Britney Spears, Ozzy Osbourne and others — opposed the creation of a compulsory license for derivative works....
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