Hyper-efficient market share distributions are already causing some artists to like cutting the cord with big services–the only question is how to get their core fans to follow them.
As best we can tell from the outside looking in, this chart has the dates for key events in the critical path to launch for the Mechanical Licensing Collective as required by the Music Modernization Act. We have called the chart the “Countdown to Modernity.” Recall that the Register of Copyrights gets to pick the entity […]
The main takeaway from this chart should be the clock is ticking and time is going by. Our prediction? Time will become the MLC’s biggest enemy, if that hasn’t already happened in the drafting of the Music Modernization Act.
heryl Sandberg’s performance in the role of Wendy Darling is getting a bit hard to watch as Peter Pan self destructs on the way to his own version of Casa Neverland.
When you understand that safe harbors are just another version of “temporary autonomous zones” and pirate utopias, Google’s opposition to Article 13 will become clear.
Google’s European charm offensive on “Article 13” has come to Canada in search of earned media. They got it last night on a previously-credible news show called The Agenda in the “Struggling Artists and Copyright Rules” episode. (For readers outside of Canada, the Agenda is one of the top news magazine television programs in Canada, […]
If you’ll be in Dallas, Texas on November 28, I will be discussing the Music Modernization Act at a luncheon sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association Entertainment & Sports Law Section. The meeting is scheduled for noon at the Belo Mansion,
2101 Ross Avenue in Dallas.