Posts Tagged ‘Alliance for Community Media’

June IP Breakfast Club Debates Performance Right

Broadband TV, Copyright, Intellectual Property, International June 16th, 2011

WASHINGTON June 16, 2011- Broadband Breakfast gathered leading experts Tuesday to discuss a performance right for broadcasting at the June installment of the Intellectual Property Breakfast Club.

Under current copyright regulations, when a song is played on terrestrial radio the writer of the song gets paid fee called a broadcast royalty. The singers and musicians that perform the song, however, get no such payment. Performance royalties are paid to singers from web-based radio stations along with cable companies that offer music channels.

Broadband IP Breakfast: A Performance Right for Broadcasting: Will Radio Begin to Pay?

Europe and Asia are 'Cleaning Our Clock' on Broadband, Says Report Author

Broadband Data July 11th, 2008

WASHINGTON, July 10 – The lack of a cohesive national broadband policy in the United States is hampering the nation’s ability to deploy high-speed broadband, attorney James Baller said Thursday at the Alliance for Community Media conference here.

Cable Industry and Cable Regulators Lament Power of Federal Communications Commission

FCC, National Broadband Plan July 11th, 2008

WASHINGTON, June 10 – The Federal Communications Commission has gone all out in its efforts against cable television operators, two speakers close to the cable industry said Thursday at a conference of the Alliance for Community Media here.

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