MTP Podcast: The CASE Act and Senator Ron Wyden’s Google Connection

Shownotes for the Podcast: Even More Bad Faith From Ron Wyden on Copyright Small Claims Legislation musictechpolicy.com/2020/01/16/even…ms-legislation/ CASE Act Materials (Flow Chart, Explanation of Holds) artistrightswatchdotcom.files.wordpress.com/202…pdf Senator Ben Sasse’s Data Center Influences–What’s Up With Senator Ben Sasse’s Vicious Little Amendment on Pre-72? musictechpolicy.com/2018/06/28/what…ment-on-pre-72/ Are Data Centers The New Cornhusker Kickback and the Facebook Fakeout? musictechpolicy.com/2018/07/09/are-…cebook-fakeout/ […]

The MTP Podcast: Revenue? What Revenue? Don’t be fooled on royalty audits vs. financial audits

  BLANCHE Whoever you are…I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. From A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams From Highlights of Managing Change under the Music Modernization Act’s Mechanical Licensing Collective (footnotes omitted.  A version of this article appears as How Will the Music Modernization Act’s Mechanical Licensing Collective Work? in 34 Entertainment […]

The MTP Podcast: David Lowery and Chris Castle Discuss Google’s Latest Assault on U.S. Copyright Office and the FCC’s End Run Around Private Contracts

  MTP Podcasts are also available on iTunes, subscribe at this link. Shownotes: Google-funded group mad that US Copyright Office hasn’t abolished copyright yet by Andrew Orlowski 100 Percent Licensing: U.S. Copyright Office Argues New Proposal Threatens Song Owners’ Rights by Ed Christman Google Transparency Project: Public Knowledge: Captured: Systemic Bias at the Copyright Office   Google […]

Watch this Space: MTP Podcast on 100% Licensing with Michelle Lewis and Kay Hanley of Songwriters of North America, David Lowery, Chris Castle coming soon

Next week we will continue discussion of the Department of Justice [sic] ruling on 100% licensing and partial withdrawals from the songwriter’s point of view. Participants will be songwriters Michelle Lewis and Kay Hanley of Songwriters of North America, David Lowery and Chris Castle. Watch this space for links to the podcast when it is completed, probably August […]