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/ […]
Chris Castle discussion of Eight Mile Style lawsuit against Spotify under Music Modernization Act (driving with dogs series)
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 […]
Chris Castle on how the streaming royalty allocation guarantees a declining royalty for artists
PledgeMusic recently told artists that “It is our expectation that payments will be brought current within the next 90 days”…so where’s the money?
Chris Castle discusses why artists need to be concerned about the political impact of data centers.
Chris Castle explains Spotify’s direct public offering (compared to a traditional IPO) and commentary on how the stock is performing (NOT investment advice).
David Lowery and Chris Castle discuss Pallante firing, DOJ appeal of 100% Licensing Ruling and Artist Advocacy
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 […]
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 […]