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ASCAP Continues Its War on Free Culture

Last month, ASCAP issued a letter hoping to collect donations to fight the copyleft movement. After severe backlash both externally and internally for saying that organizations like Creative Commons, EFF, and Public Knowledge is anti-copyright, you’d think that ASCAP would simply drop the matter. Amazingly, you’d be wrong for thinking that.



EFF Comments on the ASCAP Letter

Ever since the story broke that ASCAP was accusing organizations like Creative Commons, EFF and Public Knowledge, of undermining copyright, it set off a firestorm both in creative circles, copyright observation circles and even amongst ASCAP members. Now, the EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) has weighed in.


Creative Commons Responds to ASCAP

Yesterday, we reported that ASCAP said that organizations like Creative Commons were undermining their copyrights. Today, we’ve received an official response from Creative Commons with regards to the letter writing campaign.


ASCAP Declares War on Free Culture

The free culture movement is abuzz today over news that ASCAP has requested their members to fight organizations like Creative Commons, Public Knowledge and the Electronic Frontier Foundation over what it claims as an effort to undermine copyright.