This is a big win for those people who would like to use copyrighted materials in any way they want.
Simply wind up your baby to copyrighted muzak and press <record>.
Of course it probably does no great publicity to Prince to have law suits against babies at play with his music.
The unanimous vote to allow the mom to use the prince music centers around fair use.
Fair use, as the court made clear, is an independent right that permits people to use copyrighted material in certain situations such as parody or news reporting. Under the law, there is a four-part test for fair use but, for practical purposes, the deciding factors are usually whether the new work is transformative and if it will impact the market for the original work.'via Blog this'