In this 2017 post, guest writer Laura Kobylecky draws striking parallels from the fictional machine-made music in Orwell’s “1984” to Spotify’s fake artist scandal and “The Next Rembrandt” that was “art” created from human works by machine algorithm.
Chris Castle’s comment to Copyright Office regarding MLC’s broken policy on termination.
Here’s what Big Tech’s plans for you look like.
URGENT CALL TO ACTION! CALL @SENATORLEAHY TO SUPPORT THE AMERICAN MUSIC FAIRNESS ACT (202) 224-4242!!
Chris and David discuss the state of play at the Copyright Royalty Board and how to support the Judges and make the CRB better (and a “union” for songwriters).
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.
We want to know what you think about songwriter royalties when the Copyright Royalty Judges unfreeze the frozen mechanicals! Watch this space!
Washington is the only place where losing is winning–are you tired of winning yet? The legal bill for the Phonorecords III remand and other stories — Artist Rights Watch
@SoundExchange CEO @MikeHuppe nails broadcaster hypocrisy on artist pay for radio play.
RIAA tells Hitpiece lawyer “Your clients’ outright theft of these valuable intellectual property rights is as outrageous as it is brazen.”