The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the latest member of ASCAP’s ‘axis of evil’ to hit back at the US collecting society, saying that it believes artists should be compensated for their work. ASCAP sent a letter to members singling out EFF, Creative Commons and Public Knowledge as promoting the idea that music should be free. However, EFF has reiterated its support for voluntary collective licensing, where music fans could pay $5-$10 per month to continue file-sharing without fear of legal action, with the proceeds divvied up among rightsholders according to the popularity of music. Such a scheme is still seen as a non-starter by the major rightsholders in the industry, though. Source: ZeroPaid

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