Chris Castle’s call to arms against Liberty Media and for artist airplay royalties.
The Music Modernization Act is definitely the gift that keeps on giving. It seems like every time I read it, a new toad jumps out from under a rock.
The latest one I found is a new burden the MMA places on all sound recording owners, large and small. Why? To help the digital services comply with their obligation to locate song copyright owners in order for the services to keep the new “reachback” safe harbor–what we used to call “copyright infringement.”
“Have you seen the bigger piggies in their starched white shirts You will find the bigger piggies stirring up the dirt Always have clean shirts to play around in. In their sties with all their backing They don’t care what goes on around In their eyes there’s something lacking What they need’s a damn good whacking. […]