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nbafan8990 posts since 12 Apr 2014
I don't see why they are doing it, GSTQ belongs to us, why is BBCW blocking it here? they should rescind their decision ASAP


As explained above, while the tune may be in the public domain, the particular recording being used by the BBC will almost certainly not be.


infact it was used for the recent nba game here in london
dosxuk3,667 posts since 22 Oct 2005
Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
I don't see why they are doing it, GSTQ belongs to us, why is BBCW blocking it here? they should rescind their decision ASAP


As explained above, while the tune may be in the public domain, the particular recording being used by the BBC will almost certainly not be.


infact it was used for the recent nba game here in london


And? I suspect they played quite a few other non-public-domain pieces of music too.

And they will have paid the respective licencing fees for those tracks.
It's spelt AERIAL!
benriggers694 posts since 19 Sep 2005
Meridian (South) Oxford
I've made a few disputes, as some of my clips claim to have Dad's Army on them but all of them don't. One even has the BBC2 Silk ident playing where a Dad's Army episode is supposedly playing at the same point as the ident.
"They don't want your name, just your number"