Re: [rumori] another lyrics server offline for infringing copyright

The Sleepwalker (
Fri, 30 Jul 1999 10:16:53 -0400

>Why doesn't he just remove the lyrics from bands that are on the label
>that is harassing him? No one label can act on behalf of the numerous
>record labels out there, unless this is a class action suit against some
>guys personal side project by the big record companies.

If I am not mistaken, it's the Harry Fox Agency that collects mechanical
royalties for certain types of things similarly to the way ASCAP/BMI
collects airplay/performance royalties. The HFA are the ones shutting
these lyrics sites down.

Mike Epstein **
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