A political tug of war is breaking out over who will appoint the next head of the U.S. Copyright Office, a job that is vitally important to many internet and media firms.
ASCAP says the relaunch signifies its commitment to offering the music industry efficient and cost-effective solutions for royalty processing and payment services, built on its performance rights administration platform.
Combine this powerful new technology with an artistic community that values inclusion; integrity; transparency in deal making; respect of rights; privacy; security; and fair exchange of value, and you’ve got yourself a new ecosystem for motion pictures, video games, and other creative pursuits.
In a surprise setback for companies such as Google and Facebook that leverage user-generated content, Australia has dropped plans to extend its copyright safe harbor provisions.
A Nashville company called DART has emerged as a national player in what may be the most important development in digital music commerce since file sharing blew up the industry in the early 2000s. It’s about big data and artificial intelligence meeting blockchain technology.
Speaking with The Australian Getty Images’ general counsel Yoko Miyashita says that safe harbors have been ruthlessly exploited by online platforms and actually make it harder for copyright holders to protect their rights.
Apple is setting itself up as a modern day equivalent of the Medici – the medieval Italian family that was a driving force in the Renaissance through its patronage of artists such as Rafael, Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo.
Wall Street doesn’t care that Spotify isn’t profitable. They care that Spotify doesn’t have a realistic plan to become profitable. That’s a big difference. So how can Spotify become wildly profitable, for decades to come?
In January, Ethereum-based blockchain technology firm adChain began a partnership with the decentralized application studio ConsenSys to create a key blockchain solution tailored for the online advertising industry.