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    Why Free Music? - A collection of essays on the issues surrounding intellectual property and copyright as they relate to music.

    Art to Heart Petition Statement - Restrictive closed format protocols such as SDMI threaten to halt the free flow of digitally distributed music from artists to their fans. An alliance of vested interests in the music industry is attempting to impose restrictive security features on all digital music software and hardware players under the pretext of protecting themselves against piracy.

    Musicians United - A Non-Profit Organization by and for Musicians - To advocate the rights of independent music artists and raise public awareness of artists distributing their music directly to the public via the Internet"

    Musicians Against Copyrighting Of Samples - An international network of musicians whose opinions of sampling and the use of sampling technology oppose the copyrighting of samples. Allowing the general public to sample from MACOS material freely, without incurring any legal ramifications.

    Mass Mic - Fighting to provide freedom of expression in music. Put the Save the Music ribbon on your own page!

    The Problem With Music - Talks about how the monopoly grants (copyrights) have made the music industry so bloated and unproductive.

    Piracy is Your Friend - A manifesto for musicians who want to make money in the new economy. "Here is the truth: Piracy is a phony issue that record labels are hyping in order to rip off artists."

    Is MP3 the Future of Music? - Is the fight against mp3 audio just the latest in an ongoing history of censorship of ideas by controlling their means of delivery?

    The Droplift Project - Anti-copyright collective of musicians using samples from popular culture to create challenging and subversing audio collage. Information about fair use and copyright issues in music, along with free MP3 downloads.

    Free Music - Supports the Free Music Philosophy, the idea that all people should have the freedom to copy, distribute, and modify music for personal, noncommercial purposes. FAQ, articles, suggested further reading, links to related sites.


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