Warner and Youtube are hounding my pianist childmain
Mario Ajero, professor of piano at Stephen F. Austin state university in Texas, has a problem.
His 10 year-old son, Antonio, also a pianist made a recording of himself with public-domain orchestra accompaniment. Sweet. Then he posted it on Youtube. That’s where the trouble began.
Warner, claiming copyright, has ordered Youtube to take it down.
Mario is now trapped in a musico-legal internet jungle where nothing is quite what it claims to be.
Read his story here.