Change Needed Before Net Can Drive Creativity and Prosperity, say Musicians, Academics

In this except from a submission made to the EU's National Telecommunications and Information Administration, a coalition of performers, musicians, and academics issue a plea to restructure the web as. Continue reading

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What Is Article 13? What Did Today’s Vote Mean For Music?

The vote by the EU Parliament Thursday to open debate on Article 13, sweeping legislation that revamps copyright law, is seen as a setback for the music industry. But what. Continue reading

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Music Industry Reacts To Today’s Article 13 Defeat

UPDATED: The EU Parliament voted Thursday to open debate on Article 13, sweeping legislation that revamps copyright law in the European Union, putting more onus on the likes of YouTube. Continue reading

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EU Parliament Votes To Reopen Article 13 Debate

UPDATED: on Thursday morning the European Parliament voted to reopen the debate over the European Copyright Directive known as Article 13.  Today's vote is a set-back for the music industry,. Continue reading

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1300 Musicians, Trade Groups Push For Article 13 Adoption Today, Big Tech Disagrees

UPDATE 2: 1300 recording artists including Sir Paul McCartney, Plácido Domingo, James Blunt and Max Martin, as well as most industry trade groups are urging the European Parliament to support. Continue reading

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Could Article 13 Mean The End Of Music On YouTube?

Even as YouTube launched it's much anticipated music service, its core user-generated video business was being threatened. The EU Parliament is seriously considering overturning basic provisions of the safe harbor framework. Continue reading

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Concord Music Shifts European Licensing From PRS To ICE

Independent publisher Concord Music is signing a deal with European licensing organization ICE for representation of Concord’s digital rights.

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What US Artists Touring Abroad Need, How To Procure It

For lots of bands and artists, being a touring musician presents for them and opportunity to see the world while simultaneously pursuing their dreams. That said, international touring presents its. Continue reading

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BREXIT VOTE TODAY: How A UK Exit From European Union Would Affect Global Music Industry

Today we should learn if the UK will leave the European Union. Recent polls show the vote could go either way. But how would a Brexit affect the music industry? We. Continue reading

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