Title

The Continuing Pursuit of a General Public Performance Right in Sound Recordings

Authors

Jay All

Streaming Media

Document Type

Event

Publication Date

4-14-2011

Abstract

Congress expressly exempted commercial broadcast radio under U.S. copyright law from paying a royalty to recording artists and record companies when their songs are played on the air. Student Jay All explained the current system, criticized its inequities and proposed some fixes.

A summary of the event is available here.

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