The Digital Royalty Fight
How Thom Yorke And Nigel Godrich Pulled Their Solo Recordings From Spotify.
Fair Trade Music embraced at the World Creators Summit
Songwriters Association of Canada (S.A.C.) President Eddie Schwartz travelled to Washington DC earlier this month to participate in the World Creator's Summit. S.A.C. Members can be proud to be part of an organization that has played a pivotal role in bringing together an international network that has brought forth the Fair Trade Music initiative.
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Monetizing Music File-Sharing: Reconciling Consumer Behaviour with a Willingness to Pay
This article does not present an in-depth discussion of the legal merits of either the S.A.C. Model or of collective licensing generally; rather, it aims to merely introduce the nuts-and-bolts of the proposal and stimulate conversation on this issue.
Bill C-11: A Backward Step For Music Creators
Here is a simplified list of key provisions in Bill C-11, the current revisions to Canada’s copyright law that are expected to be passed shortly, and a brief explanation of why they do little to improve the lot of music creators, and in some cases are detrimental to our situation.