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Frey Lecture 2013 | Cary Sherman, Through the Digital Transition the Mus...

Cary Sherman , chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) , discusses the digital-age transformation of the American music business when he delivers Duke Law School 's annual Meredith and Kip Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property . Related articles Apple Music reaches the 20 million subscriber mark Jennifer Lopez Teases NBC's Next Live Musical Bye Bye Birdie The secret trick which could help women beat men at board games this Christmas '808: The Movie' is Apple Music's latest exclusive Justin Bieber Hangs With Protege Madison Beer Before She Releases New Music Apple Music Reportedly Doubled Their Subscriptions In 2016 'Queen of Gypsy music' dies in Macedonia at age 73 Watch The Revolver Music Awards with MEGADETH, ZAKK WYLDE, etc. Performances Why Men Shouldn't Listen to Rock Music While Playing Board Games The family plan for Amazon Music has been launched in the UK

Peer to Peer and the Music Industry: The Criminalization of Sharing

Matthew David ( Brunel University ) discusses the technical, legal and cultural strategies by the recording industry to persuade people that file-sharing is impossible, immoral, un-cool or dangerous, and their failure , in a lecture given at the Oxford Internet Institute , University of Oxford . The period from the advent of the compact disc in 1982 to the first significant file-sharing system in 1999 saw the greatest period of profitability in the history of recorded music . The decade since 1999 has seen an equally radical collapse. What seems obvious in hindsight was largely ignored at the time. The very efficiency of digital reproduction and distribution promised or threatened to eliminate scarcity, and hence threaten the possibility of market exchange in informational goods. Markets require regulation and a market in informational goods requires the suspension of the free circulation of information. This has been attempted by technical means (surveillance and encryption

Mark Davis: A Lecture on Teaching Copyright Law to Music Students

In this clip from - Music Educator's Conference, Part 2 of 4: A Lecture by Mark Davis on Teaching Copyright Law -- Full Session In this lecture at a music educator 's conference held at Loyola University New Orleans , entertainment attorney and educator Mark Davis outlines the ways in which copyright law benefits composers, artists, publishers and record labels . He also discusses how the Teach Act can help determine when fair use protections can be invoked by educators for use of copyrighted material in the classroom. Related articles Weekend Music Thread - The Last DJ Dead opera: The Met calls off Golijov commission FedEx let homeless man sign for music store delivery, owner says Lyric-sharing deals aim to support songwriters Apple Inc. (AAPL) May Drop Apple Music Prices in Time for Christmas Ralph McTell: 'I bought a guitar for £25 and now it's worth thousands' Reba has big news Motherhood is Biggest Challenge fo

FREE KINDLE DOWNLOAD: NEW Dystopian Novel - Post Apocalypse, Cyborgs, Mutants, and a Two Headed Telepath - Libertaria Chronicles

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Ralph Murphy Lecture - How to be Successful at Songwriting

Ralph Murphy talks to Loyola University Students about what it takes to write a successful song. Related articles FedEx let homeless man sign for music store delivery, owner says Chance The Rapper's Grammy Nominations Prove He Already Won Chris Young Establishes Annual Recording Industry Scholarship At MTSU Dead opera: The Met calls off Golijov commission Alejandro Escovedo: Rock bottom, then rebirth Sarawak draws business events Soul Singer Sharon Jones, 60, Dies The 11 iPhone apps I can't live without HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN FULL SWING @ The PALACE THIS DECEMBER Lyric-sharing deals aim to support songwriters