Wednesday, July 01, 2009

"I will no longer sing hymns with copyrights"

David Beresford, writing for the June issue of Catholic Insight reflects on the edition-by-edition explosion of copyrighted hymns in the Canadian Catholic Book of Worship. He is fed up, especially with the pervasive looting of the public domain that takes for form of changing a few words and re-copyrighting in order to collect royalties from Catholic parishioners. He writes that he will no longer sing any hymns under copyright. Article here.

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