Sunday, December 10, 2006

RIAA Petitions to Lower Songwriter Royalties

Despite its frequent protestations that it is seeking to shut down p2p file sharing in order to protect the 'artists', the RIAA has petitioned to reduce songwriter royalties for digital music:

http://gear.ign.com/articles/749/749883p1.html

Additional commentary & discussion:

Slashdot
Engadget
punknews.org


* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation

Keywords: digital copyright online download upload peer to peer p2p file sharing filesharing music movies indie label freeculture creative commons pop/rock artists riaa independent mp3 cd favorite songs

2 comments:

Alter_Fritz said...

one possible reason why the evil riaa is doing this could be what I have already expressed in a comment over there;

http://p2pnet.net/index.php?page=comment&story=10687&comment=131304


Another great read is his newest piece;

http://p2pnet.net/story/10700

Lets hope some judges read that too!

Ray Beckerman said...

There's only one reason they do anything. Here's the secret code for it:

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