PixEOS is creating a Dapp with new features including a profit-sharing system, an Auction House for patrons of the digital arts, and an Art House where various Creative Media and Visual Art projects can be commissioned as it builds on the success of other pixel art games.
When it comes to writing top 10 hits, it appears that the more songwriters you have, the better. That’s because the average number of songwriters for the top 10 streaming hits of 2018 in the U.S. was a whopping 9.1, according to research done by Music Business Weekly based on information stored in the ASCAP and/or BMI databases.
As other streaming services like Hulu — and new platforms like Disney+, WarnerMedia, and NBCUniversal’s recently announced service — start to flood the landscape, Netflix will have to continue investing in original content and films to keep subscribers interested.
After Parliament’s vote last September, the proposal has been tweaked in an attempt to gain broader support. However, critics remain skeptical, especially those who fear that it will lead to broad adoption of copyright filters.
We fully support protecting high-quality journalism. But we are concerned about the potential unintended consequences of certain wordings which lock all publishers – big and small – into the same business model and could impact access to quality news and information.
Many blockchain-based publishing platforms aim to enable individual content creators and freelancers to profit from their creative efforts. This disintermediation is a development that established publishers might want to keep their eyes on.
Munich’s Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus recently launched Collections Online, offering high-resolution image downloads with CC BY-SA licences for its out-of-copyright works. Jacqueline Falk, responsible for Digital Communication at the Lenbachhaus, shares the inside story.
It is important to point out that the draft directive does not create any new rights for artists and journalists. It merely ensures that their existing rights are better enforced. Nor does the draft directive create new obligations for online platforms or news aggregators. It merely ensures that existing obligations are better respected. What is currently legal and permitted to share will remain legal and permitted to share.
A decentralised and distributed digital ledger has clear applications for buying and selling of art, an industry worth $63.7bn in 2017. Blockchain’s cryptography will keep online transactions secure. Transparent trading histories will speed transactions and help prove ownership, demonstrating that a seller has the right to trade.
Thanks to Spotify’s direct-upload tool (now in beta testing) and a growing number of similar services across streaming platforms, artists like Starrah increasingly won’t need a label or even an indie distributor to get their music to a wide audience.