Our response to the majors comment in Phonorecords IV.
First and foremost, the problem with the CRB adopting the purported settlement as the law of the land is the appearance of the bootstrapping of a private deal among apparently related parties and the controlled opposition into rates and terms that apply to all songwriters in the world.
[Editor Charlie sez: We are thrilled to welcome Helienne Lindvall to MTP as a guest writer! Helienne interviewed Jean Michel Jarre, the newly elected president of CISAC, at MIDEM. A version of this interview previously appeared in the Guardian. As this year’s conference is widely rumored to be the last MIDEM, we should enjoy it […]