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All the 'Happy Birthday' song copyright claims are invalid, federal judge rules; CHRISTINE MAI-DUC; 9/22/2015
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New Happy Birthday Song, Copyright-Free
"Happy Birthday" song copyright claim dismissed, after earning Warner/Chappell $2 million a year.
Judge Rules "Happy Birthday" Song Copyright Is Not Valid - BuzzFeed News
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A judge grants summary judgment to a filmmaker challenging Warner/Chappell's copyright to a song more than a century old.
Happy Birthday Copyright Bombshell: New Evidence Warner Music Previously Hid Shows Song Is Public Domain | Techdirt
In early January we posted about how WFMU and the Free Music Archive were on the quest to find a new copyright-free (and free to use) “Happy Birthday” song by running The Birthday Song …
For decades now, the tyranny of the "Happy Birthday" copyright claim has befuddled filmmakers, radio hosts, and massive chain restaurants alike.