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Choruss man Griffin now focused on music rights registry

Jim Griffin was the driving force behind Choruss, the US service that aimed to bring blanket music licensing to US universities and colleges.
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Choruss man calls for statutory licensing while admitting ‘I blew it’

Remember Choruss? The US scheme was intended to legalise and monetise filesharing in US colleges and universities, and was the brainchild of former WMG executive Jim Griffin. However, the initiative is now on ice. “My...
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Choruss / Techdirt dust-up set for Nashville music conference

We reported on the doubts being expressed around US scheme Choruss last week - and specifically over whether it'll squeeze publishers, songwriters and artists out of the money paid by universities to sign up to it.
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Will Choruss screw publishers, songwriters and artists?

Doubts are emerging about the business model of the Choruss scheme being proposed in the US for legal file-sharing on university campuses.
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Transcript of Jim Griffin’s presentation from Digital Music Forum East

There's been plenty of interest in the US-based Choruss initiative, which aims to set up blanket music licences for universities and colleges.
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Choruss man slams music industry’s “Tarzan economics”

Jim Griffin is the man behind the Choruss initiative in the US, which is aimed to provide blanket music download licences to universities and colleges in an effort to fight illegal file-sharing.He gave a keynote address at...