Very insightful reporting from Rob Copeland at WSJ on Google’s revenue that culls out YouTube’s share of Google’s revenue–and boy are we getting hosed.
Artists and songwriters need to demand answers for how their fans data is used on the music sites they drive them to use.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid it down today in his speech to a joint meeting of Congress: “ISIS is armed with butcher knives, captured weapons and YouTube…” This will come as no surprise to MTP readers as we have been hammering this issue for a long, long time. And of course YouTube has gotten […]
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Originally posted on Music Technology Policy:
In honor of International Human Rights Day (December 10) let us revisit this post. It is not lost on professional creators and those who care about them that an already tough business has gotten tougher in the last decade. These creators watched—sometimes literally—their works being parlayed into billions for…
MTP readers will recall when Rap Genius–or what RG’s investor Marc Andreessen has called the “Internet Talmud”–decided to come in from the cold and get licenses for the lyrics that are an integral part of the site. (“Internet Talmud”? Really? Entitled much?) Yes, Mark Andreessen posted on a Rapgenius forum this explanation for why he […]