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The Copyright Hearings

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For more than a year now the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts,...

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Collecting From Pandora: A Brief

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Pandora has been in and out of the courtroom since it went public in 2011. It...

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ASACP’s 100

ASACP’s 100

February 13, 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the founding of the American...

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Artists and Publishers in a Bind

Artists and Publishers in a Bind

In a recent court case between ASCAP, the oldest PRO in the United States, and...

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Pandora’s Provocation

Pandora’s Provocation

Pandora Media is locked in a no-holds-barred fight for profitability. The...

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U.S. Performance Rights in Sound Recordings

U.S. Performance Rights in Sound Recordings

In 2008, the Department of Commerce urged Congress to expand the statutory...

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The Returned Value of PROs

The Returned Value of PROs

Performing Rights Organizations (PRO) should be regarded as any...

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The Music Industry in 2011

The Music Industry in 2011

More than ten years have passed since the debut of Napster shook the record...

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The Pressure Mounts On Terrestrial Radio

The Pressure Mounts On Terrestrial Radio

Imagine Joe Smith as the head of a small chain of radio stations somewhere in...