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Ellen Degeneres should go open source

By the way, if Ellen Degeneres wants to respond in a reasonable and constructive way to the lawsuits over her use of song snippets to dance to, she could always start using Creative Commons-licensed music, with a nice plug for the open-hearted musicians making our lives more tuney.

3 Responses to “Ellen Degeneres should go open source”

  1. Excellent idea. Getting played on Ellen’s show is effectively free advertising by her that would boost any artist’s profile bigtime and increase their mp3 sales accordingly. Kind of hilarious that the music companies don’t see it that way. Hehe, they should almost be paying her to play those songs. :)

  2. In the “bad old days” (the term has my copyright! :) ) they DID pay DJs to play songs. When they got caught, it was called payola.

  3. […] Ellen Degeneres should go open source By the way, if Ellen Degeneres wants to respond in a reasonable and constructive way to the lawsuits over her use of song snippets to dance to, she could always start using Creative Commons-licensed music, with a nice plug for the open-hearted musicians making our lives more tuney. […]

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