Legal Landmine: Playing Music In A Business
True or False: If a song is available on iTunes its free and clear for you to play in your place of business. False. Just because you bought it doesn't mean you own the rights. Copyright infringement is a serious issue in today's music industry. With mp3 downloads being more accessible than ever, breaking laws you may not even know exist is on the rise and causing problems for business owners everywhere. Mackenzie Carlin helps outline the do's and don'ts of copyright on MusicThinkTank.com.
"The right type of music can set the stage for the ideal purchasing
attitude. However, music in the business world can be a bit of a legal
landmine, with many seemingly innocent companies finding themselves
guilty of stealing licensed tracks."