[Dixielandjazz] Recording the music
stangeland at earthlink.net
Sat Jun 19 15:40:13 PDT 2010
Does this mean that if we record on music CDs we can assume that
copyright obligations have been taken care of?
Paying only 15% more for Music CD-Rs seems a cheap way to handle
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 15:30:02 EDT
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Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Recording the music
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In a message dated 6/19/2010 1:05:02 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
jim at kashprod.com writes:
Stick to For Music Only (or something like that) labeled blank CDs...
Jim, the only difference between regular CD-Rs and Music CD-Rs is that
the Music CD-Rs have code on them to allow an audio-system CD recorder
(such as the one I have) to copy onto them. The audio-system CD recorder will
not accept a plain CD-R.
Other than that, the two types of disc are the same, and of the same
recording quality. If you are using a computer to make the CD-R, the
quality will be the same regardless of which type CD-R you use.
The extra money you pay for Music CD-Rs goes to RIAA, so they can
capture every last penny of copyright revenue.
Here's what Wikipedia says:
"Initially in the _United States_
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States) , there was a market separation between "music" CD-Rs and "data"
CD-Rs, the former being several times more expensive than the latter due to
industry _copyright_ (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright) arrangements with
the _RIAA_ (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RIAA) .__
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CD-R#cite_note-1) Physically, there is no difference between the
discs save for the Disc Application Flag that identifies their type:
standalone audio recorders will only accept "music" CD-Rs to enforce the RIAA
arrangement, while computer CD-R drives can use either type of media to burn
either type of content.__ (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CD-R#cite_note-2) "
Nowadays, a Music CD-R costs about 15% more than a plain CD-R.
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