[rumori] Instrument vs. sample

dserklandatnish.org [rumori] Instrument vs. sample
Thu, 4 Feb 1999 17:24:15 -0500 (00918167055, 8525670E.007ABF94.00atnatsmtp.nish.org)

When you buy a drum machine or a synth or even a synth add-on card, are you
paying for a musical instrument or are you paying for the use of the
samples stored in that "instrument?"
Is it legal to sample a drum machine without purchasing that machine?