• Posts Tagged ‘creative economy’

    CLASSICS Act, Pre-1972 Copyright Fix, Introduced in Congress

    by  • July 24, 2017 • Legislation, News

    Press release by Artist Rights Watch, July 20, 2017:

    @repjerrynadler: Reps. Nadler, @DarrellIssa Pre-1972 Copyright Fix with Introduction of CLASSICS Act

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) of the House Judiciary Subcommittee for Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet introduced bipartisan legislation to close a...

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    Today is “Save the Internet” Action Day

    by  • July 12, 2017 • Calls to Action, News

    Dig in and participate!

    July 12 is the Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality

    Net neutrality is the basic principle that protects our free speech on the Internet. “Title II” of the Communications Act is what provides the legal foundation for net neutrality and prevents Internet Service Providers...

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    Fair Dealing in Arts/Music Funding Around the World

    by  • June 30, 2017 • News

    Based on the latest data, France, with a population of 66.8 million people, federally funds music at $307 million. England (population 53 million) federally funds music at $53 million. The U.S., with a population of 321.4 million, spends just $8 million for music federally, and the Trump administration proposes cutting that to zero.

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