Chris Castle’s call to arms against Liberty Media and for artist airplay royalties.
Chris Castle on how the streaming royalty allocation guarantees a declining royalty for artists
Spotify may still be running the fake artist grift. Aren’t you glad they got that new safe harbor in the MMA and they are the songwriters new partners in the MLC? via @BBCtrending: The mystery tracks being ‘forced’ on Spotify users–another explanation — Artist Rights Watch
PledgeMusic recently told artists that “It is our expectation that payments will be brought current within the next 90 days”…so where’s the money?
Spotify still can’t find songwriters–not even the ones playing at Spotify’s high roller Tech Bros party in Cancun.
Google outspends most countries when it comes to lobbying the U.S. government.
@artistrights tweeted in reaction to the stalled Article 13 legislation in Europe “American multinational corporations impose their commercial imperialism over their vassal states. Not the Europe we love.” There probably has never been as revealing an insight into Google’s short, loathsome and treacherous lifespan as the Article 13 legislative process in the European Parliament. It […]
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Originally posted on Artist Rights Watch–News for the Artist Rights Advocacy Community:
? https://twitter.com/MusicTechPolicy/status/1085555910037200896 Read the study here. Google’s Tracking Toy Patent Who do you think these logos are designed to appeal to?
Chris Castle discusses why artists need to be concerned about the political impact of data centers.