House Hearing on Compliance with Freedom of Information Act Requests

The House Government Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing next week that may be of interest to MTP readers.  On June 2, the Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Ensuring Transparency through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)” to “explore the barriers that exist in limiting effective access to public information under FOIA.” […]

@zoecello, @theblakemorgan, @themisreadcity, @thatkatetaylor at Global Forum on #irespectmusic, artist rights

Once again, MusicCanada’s Global Forum at Canadian Music Week in Toronto gives a major platform to creators to discuss the human rights of artists and how to deal with the Silicon Valley onslaught.  This year featured a great interview by Kate Taylor of the Globe and Mail with Zoë Keating, Blake Morgan and Scott Timberg.  Watch […]

Another Artist Rights Victory: Turtles Win Class Certification in Class Action Against SiriusXM #irespectmusic

Ruling on Turtles’ Class Certification More on this later, but great news from the Turtles class action against SiriusXM.  The Turtles struck another blow for artist rights when the Court approved the band as representatives of the class of pre-72 artists similarly ripped off by Sirius.  The Turtles lawyers Gradstein & Marzano were also appointed […]