If it is, should mobile phone users have licences to play their ringtones? That’s the question at issue in an ongoing court battle between ASCAP and AT&T. The Electronic Frontier Foundation‘s report is predictably dismissive, saying that while songwriters and music publishers are already paid a royalty for each ringtone download, ASCAP’s claim tat they should receive more money for the “public performances” when handsets ring is ridiculous. It also suggests that existing legislation covering performances “made without any purpose of direct or indirect commercial advantage” will slap down the request.

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