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Sheet Music Domain Goes Down Over Bogus Copyright Claim

Yesterday, IMSLP, a website dedicated to archiving public domain sheet music lost its domain name due to a complaint sent by the UK’s Music Publishers Association to the site’s registrar, GoDaddy. The notice incorrectly claimed that IMSLP’s copy of Rachmaninoff’s The Bells infringed copyright.

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National Museum of Health and Medicine Releases Archive Under Creative Commons


Washington DC's National Museum of Health and Medicine in Washington is in the process of releasing hundreds of military medical images on Flickr under a Creative Commons Attribution license.