Nettwerk Music Group, Canada's leading privately owned record label (and a label that refuses to use copy-controls), has taken the remarkable step of joining the fight against the RIAA's strategy of lawsuits against alleged file sharers. The company, which represents some of Canada's top artists including Sarah McLachlan, Avril Lavigne, […]
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Every so often there is a posting that you simply must read. And then re-read. Speaking Out of Turn, from acclaimed Canadian musician Matthew Good, is that posting.
Earlier today an Australian court ruled in favour of the music industry in its copyright infringement suit against Sharman Networks, the company behind Kazaa. I won' t venture into providing an analysis of Australian law; see Kim Weatherall's excellent, quick analysis of the case, which notes that this decision is […]
As many readers will know, I've written a fair amount about the myths associated with file sharing and music sales. My writing has focused on the growth of DVDs and video games, changes to the retail channel, and the compensation earned through the private copying levy to demonstrate the losses […]