from the no-more-generics-for-you dept.
New submitter Duckman5 writes: As mentioned on multipleoccasions, the popular song "Happy Birthday To You" has recently been the subject of a lawsuit between a couple of documentary filmmakers and Warner/Chappell Music. The judge in the case, George H. King, has finally issued his ruling and according to NPR and the LA Times, that song is finallyin the public domain. Warner is still apparently "considering our options," so this may not be the end of it, but it seems to be a turn in the right direction.Also at the Washington Post, among many others.
The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact
mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows.
- Frank Zappa