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Ringtones Are Not Concerts, Groups Tell Judge

July 2, 2009

Public Knowledge, the Center for Democracy and Technology and the Electronic Frontier Foundation told a federal court Wednesday that a publicly ringing phone is no different from a person humming a tune in an elevator, listening to music in a convertible, or singing Happy Birthday at a party in the park — all activities that are not considered copyright infringements.

Thursday, July 2, 2009
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