Artists Rights Watch – A Collection Of Weekly Required Reading 09.08.15

Artists and Internet Stories from around the Web.

Why intellectual property rights matter | The Washington Times
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/sep/3/randolph-may-seth-cooper-why-intellectual-property/
* The Founders believed ownership of one’s labor is a natural right

What the Internet’s free culture has cost us in art | PBS Newshour
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/internets-free-culture-cost-us-art/

Film Producers Sue 16 Popcorn Time Users in Bid to Curb Piracy | PC Mag
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2490549,00.asp

The MovieTube Litigation Part I: Who Needs SOPA? | Law Theories
http://lawtheories.com/?p=2269

Hollywood, Silicon Valley Sharpen Their Swords in Piracy War | Variety
http://variety.com/2015/digital/news/hollywood-silicon-valley-internet-piracy-1201572854/

Amazon, Facebook and Google have the same secret  | Salon
http://www.salon.com/2015/08/30/amazon_facebook_and_google_have_the_same_secret/
* Our modern tech monopolies made billions and transformed the economy in different ways, but this was the base

With advertising on WDBJ-TV murder clips, YouTube sinks to new low | Vox Indie
http://voxindie.org/with-advertising-aside-tv-murder-clips-youtube-sinks-to-new-low/

Transparency for Thee But Not for Me: Google Tries to Censor India’s Link Rigging Investigation of Google | MTP
https://musictechpolicy.wordpress.com/2015/09/04/transparency-for-thee-but-not-for-me-google-tries-to-censor-indias-link-rigging-investigation-of-google/

The Pirate Hunter | Williamette Week
http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-25279-the_pirate_hunter.html

The More Money Spotify Makes, The Less Artists Get Paid | Digital Music News
http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2015/09/03/the-more-money-spotify-makes-the-less-artists-get-paid-2/

A Stream on Apple Music Pays Songwriters And Publishers 33% More Than A Stream On Spotify | Hypebot
http://www.hypebot.com/hypebot/2015/08/a-stream-on-apple-music-pays-songwriters-and-publishers-33-more-than-a-stream-on-spotify.html

Making Free Work (Hint Cannibalize Radio Not Sales) | Music Industry Blog
https://musicindustryblog.wordpress.com/2015/07/24/making-free-work-hint-cannibalize-radio-not-sales/

Imogen Heap: saviour of the music industry? | The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/sep/06/imogen-heap-saviour-of-music-industry


[RELATED] Understanding Music And Blockchain Without The Hype | Trichordist

https://thetrichordist.com/2015/08/20/understanding-music-and-blockchain-without-the-hype-2/

WashingtonWatch: Pre-’72 Royalty Battle Adds Another New York Lawsuit | Grammy Pro
https://www.grammypro.com/advocacy/news/washingtonwatch-pre-72-royalty-battle-adds-another-new-york-lawsuit

Radio Giants Facing Bicoastal Legal Demands to Stop Playing Pre-1972 Songs | Billboard
http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6678790/radio-giants-facing-bicoastal-legal-demands-to-stop-playing-pre-1972-songs

What EMI’s six-month sample amnesty means for the music industry | The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/sep/01/emi-sample-amnesty-means-for-the-music-industry

Rosanne Cash: ‘I’ve always been a union member’ | Local802afm
http://www.local802afm.org/2015/08/rosanne-cash-ive-always-been-a-union-member/

‘Halo,’ ‘Destiny’ composer Marty O’Donnell wins lawsuit against Bungie | Engadge
http://www.engadget.com/2015/09/04/halo-destiny-composer-marty-odonnell-wins-lawsuit-against/

According To U.S. Big Data, We Won The Vietnam War | Forbes
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathansalembaskin/2014/07/25/according-to-big-data-we-won-the-vietnam-war/

Robert Reich: The sharing economy will be our undoing | Salon
http://www.salon.com/2015/08/25/robert_reich_the_sharing_economy_will_be_our_undoing_partner/

The Hypocrisy of the Internet Journalist | Medium
View story at Medium.com
* I’m selling you out as hard as I can, and I’m sorry.

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