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Copyright Manager – PACE Rights Management – London

A full-time role at the global leader in assisting Rightsholders (writers & publishers) to Direct License their Live Public Performance Rights.     EXPERIENCE: Minimum two (2) years full-time experience working...
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2022: the year when ‘anti-woke’ culture wars met copyright reform

In an ideal world, copyright reform would be driven by expertise, collaboration and careful consideration of the impact of new technologies.
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The Shape of You court case shows the importance of tracking your creative process (guest post)

This is a guest post from Ed Newton-Rex, founder of AI music composition platform Jukedeck (acquired by Bytedance), and now leads Product in Europe for TikTok.
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Investment giant Pimco eyes music copyrights with BMG

Its alliance with KKR is well established, but now the Financial Times has reported a separate BMG deal with Pimco, another giant financial investor.
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Chinese copyright body officially bans exclusive music deals

Stop us if you saw this one coming, but the National Copyright Administration of China has officially banned exclusive copyright licensing deals.
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YouTube publishes first Copyright Transparency Report

YouTube has published its first Copyright Transparency Report, to explain more thoroughly how copyright enforcement works on the platform.
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Copyright Royalty Board ups rates for non-interactive streams

This particular ruling relates to non-interactive music streams: webcasting or personal radio of the kind offered by Pandora and iHeartRadio in the US.
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UK’s Copyright (Rights and Remuneration of Musicians) Bill revealed

The UK has emerged as a bellwether country for the debate around the music streaming economy and artists' earnings.
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Global value of music copyright grew 2.7% to $32.5bn in 2020

Spotify chief economist Will Page publishes his annual 'Global Value of Music Copyright' analysis weaving three reports together.
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Pex launches copyright liability service for digital platforms

Here's an interesting intervention in the long-running debate about how liable internet platforms should be for copyrighted content uploaded by their users.
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XSET is latest firm to offer streamers ‘DMCA-free’ music

The trickle of companies launching music that game streamers can use in their broadcasts and on-demand videos without fear of copyright strikes is turning into a flood.
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YouTube expands Copyright Match Tool to more rightsholders

YouTube's latest blog post about the European Copyright Directive is a mix of existing stats and nudges for local policymakers.