Global double-digit revenue growth for music creators as digital overtakes broadcast (CISAC)

The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers has released its Global Collections Report 2023. The densely informative document documents worldwide revenue earned by creators across five media types: Music, Audiovisual, Visual Arts, Drama, and Literature. The focus here is music, where the creative side represents composers and songwriters. Click for key metrics, graphs, and a link to more. Continue Reading

CISAC study adds fuel to the fire against safe harbor laws

CISAC has published a study investigating the economic impact of safe harbor provisions on the digital market. These legal provisions were originally intended to provide copyright liability protections for digital companies when their users committed infringements. However, the study argues that safe harbors are having the opposite effect and are creating an unfair advantage for user uploaded content companies. Continue Reading