Artist royalties have been an albatross around Spotify’s neck since the music streaming service launched in 2006. It’s one of those instances where both sides have a right to bitch. 797 more words
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It’s been an interesting week in the battle over unlicensed lyric websites. These lyric sites, likes music piracy sites earn revenue from advertising but don’t “share” any of that revenue with artists and songwriters. 180 more words
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David Israelite, the president of the trade group, said that his organization was filing take-down notices against what it called the 50 “worst offenders” based on a web search conducted by David Lowery, a researcher at the University of Georgia.
There seems to be a great deal of outrage coming especially from today’s “hipster” generation ( view them babbling on sites like Pitchfork’s Facebook page) regarding the undertaking of David Lowery (Camper van Beethoven, Cracker) to shut down sites that profit by using an artist’s music or lyrics. 319 more words