Tag: article 13
Tech body CCIA criticises the European Copyright Directive
US tech-industry body the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) counts Amazon, Facebook, Google and Pandora among its members. It’s also, perhaps not entirely surprisingly, not a fan of the European...
February 11, 2020
More UK music industry reaction to Copyright Directive shock
There has been more reaction from music industry bodies in the UK to the news that the government will not be implementing the European Copyright Directive following the UK’s exit from the European Union. AIM CEO Paul Pacifico...
January 28, 2020
UK government won’t implement the European Copyright Directive
British music-industry bodies played an important role in the lobbying process leading up to last year’s European Copyright Directive, including its Article 13 (which became Article 17 in the final legislation) section...
January 27, 2020
Music Ally Report 426: Trends of 2019
This year we’ve picked 42 (also the answer to life, the universe and everything as fans of Douglas Adams will know) of the trends and moments we found most significant in 2019. What are they? *takes deep breath* industry...
January 6, 2020
YouTube meeting EU governments to talk Article 17 implementation
It’s no secret that the approval of the European Union’s new copyright directive was not the end of the lobbying (and arguments) around its section covering user-uploaded-content platforms and copyright. Article 17...
November 22, 2019
Reeperbahn Festival day one: Copyright, Brexit and more
Authenticity, Copyright law, and - oh yes - Brexit were all on the agenda during the first day of conference sessions at the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg. In an era where perceived authenticity counts for so much, songwriters...
September 20, 2019
Takedowns amp up the pressure on Twitter over music-licensing
A complaint from a musician about Twitter taking down a clip he posted of himself playing Elton John’s ‘Crocodile Rock’ turns out to have a bigger significance. Scott Bradlee of the group Postmodern Jukebox actually...
May 17, 2019
Will Article 17 have unintended consequences for musicians?
The new European Copyright Directive, complete with its Article 17 (formerly 13) on liability for user-uploaded-content platforms, is about to be passed into law, and then transposed into the legislation of the EU’s member...
May 10, 2019
YouTube CEO talks trending-videos tab and Article 17
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has published “an update on my 2019 priorities” aimed at YouTube’s community of creators. It includes some news about how YouTube will be managing its trending-videos tab, as well as her determination...
May 1, 2019
PRS for Music boss puts Fortnite on notice after record collections
British collecting society PRS for Music saw its collections grow by 4.4% to £746m (around $965.4m) in 2018, setting a new record. £603.6m was distributed to members, down 0.2% year-on-year “caused by processing delays...
April 29, 2019
European Copyright Directive approved by EU member states
The new European Copyright Directive cleared its final legislative hurdle – at the continental level – yesterday, as it was approved by the Council of the European Union. That’s the body of the EU’s member states,...
April 16, 2019
Lickd boss says Article 13 issue ‘is not going to go away’
Europe's new copyright directive has passed its latest legislative hurdle, winning the approval of the European Union member states, after being voted through by the European Parliament last month. "With today's agreement,...
April 15, 2019