Musician and producer T Bone Burnett has spoken out before on the relationship between technology companies and artists. Last week at SXSW, he gave a speech outlining how he feels […]
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US music industry bodies renew attack on ‘broken’ DMCA
Industry bodies including the RIAA, NMPA and SoundExchange have renewed their criticism of the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and the safe-harbour protection it provides for digital services like YouTube.
15 organisations have come together to file comments to the US Copyright Office criticising the legislation as “broken and antiquated”, in a new round of lobbying as part of a long-running review of the DMCA.
The comments may be new, but the arguments are familiar to anyone who’s been following the safe-harbour rows on either side of the Atlantic.
T Bone Burnett: ‘Streaming is the future’
Veteran producer T Bone Burnett famously said in 2013 that the music industry “should go up there with pitchforks and torches” – ‘there’ being Silicon Valley, due to its approach […]
Dave Allen tells musicians to stop ‘yelling yet off my lawn’
The debate over streaming music and artist payouts continues, with former Gang of Four man Dave Allen returning to the fray this weekend in a guest post.
T Bone Burnett: ‘The Internet has been an honest-to-God con’
Music producer T Bone Burnett has come out swinging against Silicon Valley in a no-holds-barred interview with The Hollywood Reporter.