Copyright & Media Update 5/12/17

5 Things to Remember About Plagiarism After Graduation

BY JONATHAN BAILEY: Graduation season is upon us. All across the U.S., and much of the world, students are graduating from school and transitioning either to a different part of their education or to the workforce. READ MORE…

Guess the Name of the Hotel the Eagles Are Suing for Copyright Infringement

BY WINSTON COOK WILSON: The Eagles want a cut of whatever a decades-old hotel called “Hotel California Baja” in Mexico is making. As Reuters reports, the band is suing the 11-room Todos Santos hotel in a Los Angeles court for “actively encourag[ing]” their patrons to think of the place as “Hotel California.” READ MORE…

Inside The Ongoing Quest To Get Music Curators Paid

BY CHERIE HU: There is little debate that playlist curation has driven unprecedented growth in the music industry. Whether a robust business model for music curation exists, however, is an entirely different question. READ MORE…

What Music Piracy Really Looks Like In 2017

BY DANIEL ADRIAN SANCHEZ: So, after being accused of promoting piracy, YouTube commissions a study that shows (surprise!) it actually helps curb piracy.  This is only true, though, if you don’t count the massive amount of users using stream ripping piracy sites to download content from the platform. READ MORE…

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