I’m speaking at Indie Week on the impact on indie labels of the CRB raising the statutory mechanical rate.
If you’re not closely following the shenanigans at the Copyright Royalty Board, you may not be aware that your publishers are being retired to hand over your once-private royalty statements and contract to the legion of Big Tech lawyers. How can we stop them?
Kevin Casini, Chris Castle, David Lowery, Nik Patel talk about the Copyright Royalty Board’s rejection of the insider deal, new rate proposals and the way forward.
DSPs going out of their way to use CRB to take advantage of the “protections” from royalty audits they wrote into the Music Modernization Act over the heads of the lobbyists.
Google is getting millions of pages of songwriter royalty statements to “test” whether songwriters have been screwed by Big Tech. Who wants to bet they never read a word of it?
Google lawyers dining out on songwriter misery yet again.
BMG’s statement highlights just how disillusioned at least one NMPA board member is with the organization.
The real heroes and villains in the frozen mechanicals debacle.