You may have heard that there was a settlement of the streaming mechanical rates in the Copyright Royalty Board proceeding called “Phonorecords IV”. You may not have noticed in all the backslapping that no settlement agreement was filed with the CRB by the parties. The Copyright Royalty Judges noticed (as did George Johnson) and the […]
The third and final part of my critique of A2IM’s objection to the new physical rates.
In Part 2, I discuss the importance of the longer table as well as the authority of CRB to change the entire mechanical licensing structure in the US.
I filed a response to A2IM’s objection to the new rate settlement.
The failure to obtain a cost of living adjustment leads songwriters right back into the trap with the illusion of cheese.
Orleans brings a class action against Warner Music Group over deductions from their streaming royalties.
Kristin Robinson’s outstanding reporting re-opens the advertiser fraud and bad behavior questions about YouTube–this time with added AdRev and board of directors liability.
Maria Schneider kicks YouTube to the curb.
Black box interest rates on the $500,000,000 MLC unmatched money just moved from 0.44% to 2.84% and will go higher.
Some nasty reasons why Netflix is more susceptible to churn than Spotify the monopolist.