Copyright Trolls don’t own “Happy Birthday” rights and must pay a fine.

  • Warner/Chappell has settled a claim brought by many of the companies that had paid it for a license over the years and years that they were running their fraud. The music publisher will pay $14 million in penalties and fees.

(via Copyright trolls who claimed to own “Happy Birthday” will pay $14M to their “customers” / Boing Boing)

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