Re: [rumori] be careful next time you are very quiet

From: Peter Lasell (
Date: Sun Jun 23 2002 - 14:41:12 PDT

"As my mother said when I told her, 'which part of the silence are
they claiming you nicked?'. They say they are claiming copyright on
a piece of mine called 'One Minute's Silence' on the Planets' album,
which I credit Batt/Cage just for a laugh. But my silence, not a
quotation from his silence."

The idea of being assaulted by copywrite lawyers for copying silence
is one of the funniest things I've read in a while. It really breaks the practice
of copywriting down to a new low (or high!).

I'm new to the list, my name is Peter Lasell, I live in Williamsburg Brooklyn,
am a visual and audio artist ( I'm involved with and as well as writing and reporting on
fine art and audio installations for a local arts mag called M.

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