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Internet Archive’s legal woes mount as record labels sue... (Ars Technica)

Started by Jason, August 24, 2023, 04:34:11 PM

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Quote"Through the efforts of dedicated librarians, archivists, and sound engineers, we have preserved hundreds of thousands of recordings that are stored on shellac resin, an obsolete and brittle medium," Kahle said. "The resulting preserved recordings retain the scratch and pop sounds that are present in the analog artifacts; noise that modern remastering techniques remove."

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2023/08/record-labels-sue-internet-archive-for-digitizing-obsolete-vintage-records/

I'm not sure why the music publishers are picking a fight with a non-profit distributing digitized recordings of LPs, with flaws and all, but there has been a resurgence of interest in LPs. 

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