Opening remarks at the California Copyright Conference, October 11, 2011

Great panel at the California Copyright Conference tonight with Curt Marvis of Lionsgate, Keith Bernstein of Royalty Review Council/Crunch Digital, Robert Allen of Universal Music Publishing and Dean Kay, ASCAP Board Member and publisher extraordinaire.  My opening remarks below.  For those who were there, the two startups I mentioned were Patronism and Stageit. (Get the podcast here or […]

Searching for Answers: Eric Schmidt Comes Up Short

For those of us who follow Google closely and understand how their business harms competition and consumers, it was hard not to notice three glaring trip-ups by Eric Schmidt at last week’s Senate antitrust subcommittee hearing on Google’s business practices. Advertising Illegal Drugs — Google’s Eric Schmidt stumbled badly on basic factual questions from Senator […]