Google is getting millions of pages of songwriter royalty statements to “test” whether songwriters have been screwed by Big Tech. Who wants to bet they never read a word of it?
Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid warns that SCOTUS ruling in Google v. Oracle is bad for creators.
Guest post* by Erin M. Jacobson, Esq. [This article was first posted on Forbes.com and previously on themusicindustrylawyer.com.] Music creators (songwriters and performing artists) and rights’ owners (music publishers and record labels) are not collecting a new and substantial source of income – and most of them are not aware they are not collecting it. Enter Twitch, the […]
By many measures, YouTube streamripping became the #1 source of music piracy, widening the riff between the music industry and the online giant. But the shuttering of #1 ripper YouTube-MP3 came only after legal action from some injured parties – the major record labels. via Bruce Houghton: Why Didn’t Google Shut Down YouTube-MP3 Sooner? — […]