link: BLURRED LINES OF INSPIRATION

link:  BLURRED LINES OF INSPIRATION

In an interesting article on Ratter.com, Parker Higgins dissects the lawsuit by the Marvin Gaye family against artists Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams claiming their song Blurred Lines unlawfully copies Gaye's Got To Give It Up.  The title Blurred Lines is dubiously appropriate, as that is exactly the conundrum here.  At what point does inspiration become theft?  The line certainly is blurry.

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