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Steven Tyler Says His Music Is For Causes, Not For Political Campaigns Or Rallies”

Fair enough.

Earlier this week Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler asked President Donald Trump (via a cease and desist letter) stop using the band’s songs at political events for a second time. Livin’ On The Edge has been being played at Trump rallies as the supporters arrive at the venue.

They cited the Lanham Act, which says that trademark infringement occurs if the use of a song by a politician is likely imply that the musician endorses the politician, especially if this association hurts the musician’s reputation (known as dilution by tarnishment”).

In a couple of caps-lock tweets, Tyler explained his position clearly:

Fair enough.

Posted on August 24th 2018, 1:42p.m.
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