Right-wing Republican Senatorial Candidate Rand Paul of Kentucky feels businesses should have a right to ignore the law and discriminate against minorities and gays if they want and he also apparently feels his campaign can ignore copyright law if it wants.
An attorney for the Canadian rock band Rush sent Paul’s campaign a “cease and desist” letter this week for using using the group’s music without permission.
The Paul campaign used a Rush song in a fund raising video and also at a rally in Kentucky.
Rush attorney Robert Farmer of Toronto says the band’s objection to use of the video is purely a copyright issue and not a political one.
Paul’s campaign manager, Jesse Benton, calls it a “non issue.”
Tell that to those who have paid fines for breaking federal copyright laws.
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