Bruce Houghton: Why Didn’t Google Shut Down YouTube-MP3 Sooner? — Artist Rights Watch

By many measures, YouTube streamripping became the #1 source of music piracy, widening the riff between the music industry and the online giant. But the shuttering of #1 ripper YouTube-MP3 came only after legal action from some injured parties – the major record labels. via Bruce Houghton: Why Didn’t Google Shut Down YouTube-MP3 Sooner? — […]

The Importance of Credits

Another outstanding podcast from Portia Sabin’s Future of What podcast, this time with the music credits services Jaxsta and Discogs on the importance of credits.  Credits are also known as the moral right of attribution, currently under review at the U.S. Copyright Office.  Yet another artist rights area where the U.S. lags behind the rest […]