Blessed are the peacemakers…Sony shows leadership on artist rights once again.
The Copyright Royalty Judges do justice and reject the extension of frozen rates.
It is absurd that it is so difficult to get vinyl pressed when demand outstrips supply.
Economic indicators confirm that the plan to freeze mechanicals at 2006 levels looks more insane with each passing day.
[A little context: As MTP readers will recall, the Copyright Royalty Board is in the middle of two (count ’em, two) simultaneous rate proceedings for the statutory mechanical royalty rates under the reliably absurd Section 115 of the Copyright Act. These two are styled “Phonorecords III” and “Phonorecords IV” respectively. Technically, Phonorecords III was appealed […]
How to file your comment on frozen mechanicals with the Copyright Royalty Board.
Government song rates must be indexed to inflation.
Why are we still arguing about a 2¢ royalty instead of a new numbering system?
September inflation tells songwriters to demand indexing for mechanicals at the Copyright Royalty Board.
When you look at the inflationary trend in the US economy, freezing mechanicals makes even less sense.