Taking Things in the Right Perspective

Made me laugh:   I recalled the story of Canadian snowboarded Ross Rebagliati, who was stripped of his olympic gold medal after testing positive for Marijuana (the decision was eventually overturned, largely because Marijuana was not on the list of banned substances). I just remember thinking back then: the guy won the gold medal being stoned! Do … Continue reading Taking Things in the Right Perspective

The Art of Mashups

A mashup or blend (also mash up and mash-up) is a song or composition created by blending two or more pre-recorded songs, usually by overlaying the vocal track of one song seamlessly over the instrumental track of another. To the extent that such works are 'transformative' of original content, they may find protection from copyright claims under the "fair use" … Continue reading The Art of Mashups