Dec 13, 2018

Music to Our Ears: The Music Modernization Act of 2018

Music Modernization Act Photo

At its most fundamental, the law of copyright is literally that – a protective limitation on the right to copy the original creative expression of authors and artists.  And, as is the case of law in general, it has always been a struggle for copyright law to keep pace with science and technological advances.  In their time, the introduction of the photocopy machine and the VCR problematically made duplication possible at the push of a button.  More recently, music digitization and the internet have made the unauthorized dissemination and sharing of copyrighted material a stress test on the royalty collection… Read more