[Coco] Rainbow on Disc Project

Frank Pittel fwp at deepthought.com
Tue Oct 16 18:34:16 EDT 2007

On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 02:54:10PM -0700, Mike Pepe wrote:
> michael at musicheadproductions.org wrote:
> >The Rainbow on Disc project has come to a halt pending acquiring
> >permission from whomever is the current holder of the copyright to the
> >magazines.  I have sent snailmail, attempted phone communication, and even
> >convinced Mark Kramer to call Prospect's City Hall to see if she could get
> >someone to pass along a message to get things going.
> >
> >At this point I am halting all work on the project and putting it up for
> >grabs to anyone who is willing to acquire permission to continue.  I will
> >ship all project resources (e.g. magazines, all magazine images, Document
> >Express software, etc) to the person(s) who can provide documentation that
> >they have permission to continue this work.  I will pay for shipping via
> >USPS media mail   within the US - any sort of international shipping will
> >need to handled by the receiver.
> >
> >I am truly sorry about this, but at this point the time my work and home
> >life require does not leave any room to continue the project and I would
> >rather hand over the reigns than let it fester.
> >
> >Regards,
> >Michael Harwood
> >
> >
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> I don't see why you're stopping.
> Agreements made before Lonnie's passing are still valid, just as his 
> estate needs to settle his outstanding debts, etc.
> Sounds like you've already gone above and beyond in trying to contact 
> the estate and just make sure it was ok, but if I were you I'd just go 
> on. You have a contract, and as long as you stick to the terms therein, 
> you've got no reason to stop.

While I agree with you in principle if it were me I would check with a lawyer
before selling the disks. Anyone interested enough to put up a few dollars to
help pay for a lawyer to look into this??


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