Note that David will be speaking on this panel on Tuesday November 13.
Originally posted on MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY:
“People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment or diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.”
Adam Smith, An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of The Wealth of Nations
The Future of Music Policy Summit will convene for the 12th year on November 13. The Internet Radio Fairness Act will be front and center–both Pandora Founder Tim Westergren and Senator Ron Wyden have been added in the last few days and they are not there to talk about the weather. Or stock options.
When FOMC first started, it was viewed as a grass roots organization and the policy summit was a new idea–bring current issues in the music industry before the Washington, DC policy environment. New faces appeared on the panels as well as familiar ones. A mix of Members of Congress and bureaucrats showed up as well…
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