Music streaming giant Pandora now gets away with paying songwriters roughly 9 cents, on average, for playing their song 1,000 times.
Radio frequency that is known as “unlicensed spectrum” plays a critical role in keeping us connected and advancing innovation and tech entrepreneurship in the 21st century.
Honda, Toyota, Target, Kraft, Lego, and Claritin are spending gobs of money every day to finance theft – whether they know it or not.
In the European Union, the process of whitewashing history is underway.
With the addition of every new innovation the established music business has convinced Congress to stymie the new business.
BMI supports the swift adoption of new regulations that reflect today’s evolving multi-media and increasingly digital environment while continuing to encourage the growth of music and songwriting.
If government data is not being scanned for advertising purposes, then why would there be a need to turn such services off or stop the practice altogether?
Some privacy advocates want to sideline consumers’ use of facial recognition technology.
If local TV broadcasters have to board up their windows on Main Street America, who would remain to deliver these valuable services?
The special interests that are getting rich from this legalized extortion prevailed in shelving much-needed reforms in the Senate.