How Much Would You Pay for Silence? (And is it Illegal to Copy It)

As you may know, there is an ongoing debate over the restrictions which companies like Apple place on tracks downloaded from online stores.

An interesting challenge to this, comes from Scott Moschella, who has downloaded and illegally copied 1 minute and 3 seconds of silence

The question is, does anybody own the copyright on silence, and if so, is it this track, or is the track just illegally using somebody elses silence?

Anyway, if you want to sample the silence, and round off Scott’s comprehensive breaking of the law, you can download the file from his site.

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