Copyright Challengers Ask: Who Is Protecting The Public Domain?

By Carolina Bolado | December 18, 2016, 8:05 PM EST

In the year since a landmark $14 million copyright settlement over “Happy Birthday to You,” cases challenging the rights to two other iconic songs are raising questions about protection of the public domain.

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