Copyright & Media Update 5/4/2018

Illuminating the Profession: Women in Copyright

BY RALPH OMAN: During the heyday of Hollywood in the 1930s, MGM claimed to have “more stars than there are in heaven.” Today, the copyright bar has its own stars—and so many of them are women. Women have always been strong leaders in copyright law, going back to Barbara Ringer, Bella Linden, Thea Zavin, and Dorothy Schrader. READ MORE…

Shining A Spotlight On Lawyers In The Music Industry

BY TONY NORTH: Music law is a complicated niche, and like all legal niches, it comes with its own challenges. Below Lawyer Monthly gains insight on the music industry’s legal personalities through the eyes of Tony North, Co-founder and CEO of Centtrip Music. READ MORE…

More Music Is Played On YouTube Thank Spotify, Apple Music, And Every Other Audio Streaming Platform Combined

BY MUSIC BUSINESS WORLDWIDE: YouTube is the most dominant streaming platform in the worldwide music business. According to estimates published in the IFPI’s Global Music Report, the video streaming platform attracted 46% of all music streaming listening time around the world last year (excluding China). READ MORE…

The Time for Change is Now: Revisiting Thoughts on the Evolution of Internet Governance

BY NEIL TURKEWITZ: Four years ago I posted this piece in which I postulated that ideas of internet governance were evolving, and that societies would come to reject the implicit lawlessness of the dominant cyberlibertarianism upon which internet governance 1.0 was predicated. READ MORE…

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