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“Blanket Licensing” – a Collectivist, Bureaucratic, One-Size-Fits-All Deprivation of Property Rights Proposal

America’s legacy of unparalleled copyright protections and free market orientation has cultivated a music industry unrivaled in today’s world or throughout human history.

From the first days of the phonograph, through the jazz age, through the rock era, through disco, through country, through hip-hop and every other popular musical iteration since its advent, it’s not by accident that we lead the world in the same manner in which we lead in such industries as cinema and television programming.  We can thank our nation’s emphasis on strong copyright protections.

Unfortunately, that reality doesn’t deter some activists from periodically advocating a more collectivist, top-down governmental reordering of the music industry in a way that would deprive artists and creators of their…[more]

July 06, 2020 • 02:32 PM

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Wednesday, June 25 2014

Two New York men have filed a class-action lawsuit in Brooklyn Federal Court against Chobani Greek Yogurt, alleging false advertising because, according to their claim, “[n]one of the Products sold in the U.S. are made in Greece or made by Greek nationals…”

Plaintiffs Barry Stoltz of Scarsdale and Allan Chang of Queens are seeking unspecified monetary damages for allegedly being tricked into believing that the products are made in Greece and imported from Greece.

"Much like English muffins and French fries, our fans understand Greek yogurt to be a product description about how we authentically make our yogurt and not about where we make our yogurt in upstate New York and Idaho," a Chobani spokesperson said.

Source:  dailysignal.com

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