‘Copyright (Rights and Remuneration of Musicians, Etc) Bill debated in UK Parliament’

“As previously discussed, the Copyright (Rights and Remuneration of Musicians, Etc) Bill proposed new laws for equitable remuneration for streaming, contract adjustment, right of revocation and transparency. The Bill was debated in the UK Parliament on Friday 3rd December. Here’s what happened [aside from a whole load of completely unnecessary and tedious oversharing from several MPs about their life stories, or having once looked at a musical instrument *eye roll*]. The Bill certainly helped achieve this goal for the #Brokenrecord campaign Kevin Brennan MP, sponsoring the Bill, set out how the DCMS Select Committee Inquiry identified clear issues in the music industry, in particular the unfair distribution of wealth from streaming income for artists and performers, and how the rights provided by his Bill sought to remedy these issues …” (more)

[Hayleigh Bosher, The IPKat, 5 December]

First posted 2021-12-07 14:00:40

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