Iain Baker of Jesus Jones updates MTP readers on the Pledge Music debacle.
Amazon gave $1 million to Wikipedia–and gets way more out of the deal than the charity. via @rachelrwithers: Amazon Owes Wikipedia Big-Time — Artist Rights Watch
The US Congress should pay close attention to Big Tech’s interference lobbying in Europe that would curtail the legacy safe harbor.
[An excellent post by songwriter and BASCA chair Crispin Hunt on the remarkable disinformation campaign being waged by legacy tech companies against safe harbor reform in Europe.] A recent article by Rhett Jones, which appeared in Gizmodo, perfectly encapsulated the feverish disinformation campaign around Article 13 being undertaken by US tech companies and their minions. […] […]
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and its army of highly paid lobbyists are asking Members of Congress to cosponsor a bill that they have the nerve to call the Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA). In past Congresses, many lawmakers have been deceived into cosponsoring this legislation, being told that it is a non-controversial sense-of-Congress […]