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I guess no one will even read this, but my brother just won a plagiarism case against a Dutch band called Call it Off. They're signed to Sony and stole one of my brothers songs. You can read about it here if you are interested.

www.flatline-stereo.tumblr.com

Would love to know your thoughts on this. 

 

 

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That's pretty crazy. Did your brother's band make any money off of Call It Offs album sales?

If I were Sony I would consider Call It Off a liability. Would be pretty cool if they dropped them and signed Flatline Stereo.


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13 hours ago, platypus409 said:

That's pretty crazy. Did your brother's band make any money off of Call It Offs album sales?

If I were Sony I would consider Call It Off a liability. Would be pretty cool if they dropped them and signed Flatline Stereo.


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Hey, thanks for reading, I managed to get Frank Turner to comment on it on Twitter!

I believe they will get a rebate of money from the sales, and will get the royalties for the song from now on. They also sold the rights to the song to two Dutch movie production companies.

A dutch magazine picked up on it and put the two tracks on a Spotify playlist to listen too! Check it out below:

https://dutchscene.nl/2017/09/26/call-it-off-beschuldigd-plagiaat/70267

 

https://open.spotify.com/user/dutchscene/playlist/7LqfbNh1yVrnTfiOVqf7SD

 

 

 

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It was by sheer luck my brother ever found out about it, someone added him into a post on Facebook from  Call it Off, with a comment just saying "Does this sound familiar?" within minutes they blocked my brother and his wife from the facebook page.

He released the song in 2011, and he has the proof that the lead singer bought it off bandcamp. 

I can't believe they actually tried to deny it at first. Just glad that it's finally out there now.

Crazy.

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