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Music creator organizations meet with US Copyright Office

On 13 November, Fair Trade Music board members, Rick Carnes and Eddie Schwartz met with the United States Copyright Office in their roles as SGA President and MCNA President respectively. They were joined by SCL president, Ashley Irwin and by…
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British songwriters call for equitable streaming deals

Songwriters in the UK have launched a new campaign this week that calls for a more equitable revenue split of streaming royalties. The “Keep Music Alive” campaign urges changes to the music industry to protect artists at risk of ruin…
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Your Music, Your Future

A new campaign targeting the fair remuneration of composers has recently launched. Operating under the banner “Your Music, Your Future”, the campaign is dedicated to educating composers and creators about their options when it comes to compensation. A new website…
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Statement from European organisations regarding the Copyright Directive

The following is a joint statement released by European and international authors and performers’ organisations. Brussels, 11 March 2019 We, the undersigned organisations, representing authors, composers, writers, journalists, performers and others working in all artistic fields, news agencies, book, press…
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