Was the 'Blurred Lines' verdict unfair? | The Tylt

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Was the 'Blurred Lines' verdict unfair?
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Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams aren't going down without a fight. The duo who produced the 2013 smash, but controversial hit "Blurred Lines," is appealing the song's copyright infringement verdict. More than 200 musicians support the appeal. Marvin Gaye's family won a $5.3 million lawsuit against Pharrell, T.I. and Robin due to the similarities of their song with Marvin's "Got To Give It Up." Was the verdict fair? Scroll to read the perspectives and vote below!

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Was the 'Blurred Lines' verdict unfair?
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While some Marvin fans think that "Blurred Lines" is a knock off, others think that the ruling sets an unfair precedent moving forward for music copyright cases. Historically, music has had similar rhythms and riffs, but critics say "Blurred Lines" didn't literally COPY "Got to Give It Up."
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Listen to 'Got to Give It Up' and then listen to 'Blurred Lines.' Do you hear too many similarities?
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'Blurred Lines' has different lyrics and a different song structure.
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Some really don't like the song 'Blurred Lines.' It's faced rape culture controversies, too. But critics do admit that the verdict against 'Blurred Lines' was unfair.
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Others say the song is complete knockoff, and the verdict shouldn't be appealed. Marvin and his family got justice. Let's leave it at that.
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FINAL RESULTS
Was the 'Blurred Lines' verdict unfair?
#Justice4MarvinGaye
A festive crown for the winner
#Justice4BlurredLines
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