So YouTube directly benefits from all those marketing dollars spent to make them successful, and they bear none of that cost
Swift has gone up against Spotify. Now she joins Paul McCartney, U2 and others against the tech giant.
Does anyone really believe that the record labels would have ever signed the Spotify deal if they hadn't struggled so unsuccessfully with piracy for so long? Why aren't artists able to get their work removed from pirate sites where somebody else is making money off their work? How revolutionary is that?
The government has failed to protect artists, failed to enforce the laws, essentially overseeing and giving legitimacy to one of the largest income transfers of all time.
Most of us have no idea how our smart cars and gadgets work. And that needs to change.
Right now the U.S. Copyright Office is deciding whether Americans will be able to unlock phones and other devices they've paid for, whether farmers can repair their own tractors and whether Americans with disabilities will be able to access e-books and other electronic media.
Nevertheless, a leaked draft of the pact's intellectual property chapter revealed language very similar to the deeply controversial
While the DMCA should remain undisturbed as a cornerstone of our thriving Internet economy, Congress can still shine a light on bad actors trying to snuff out competitors or lawful speech online.
Empowering artists with the ability to stop infringement would go a long way to ending the ennui of learned helplessness induced by the current DMCA practice -- artists who stop struggling because they simply can't afford to do otherwise.
Web hosting firm ServerBeach recently received a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) violation notice from Pearson, the