Blurred Lines Debacle (repost 2014)

On March 10, 2015 a shockwave hit the music world. In a high profile copyright infringement case, Marvin Gaye’s heirs were awarded $7.4 million after a jury ruled Pharell Williams and Robin Thicke infringed on Gaye’s composition ‘Got to give it up’. The particular way the groove of Gaye’s song was copied in Blurred Lines constitutes infringement. In the press musicians and legal scholars expressed … Meer lezen over Blurred Lines Debacle (repost 2014)