The past year we’ve heard much talk/murmuring/bickering about controversial streaming royalties. But with the popularity of interactive streaming services and internet radio on the rise, and with the future of music likely to be entirely digital, its no wonder everyone’s up-in-arms about antiquated copyright laws.
Towards the end of 2013, Spotify was under fire, and their royalty plans (as well as all interactive streaming service plans for whom Spotify became a martyr) are certainly still a sore subject, but the current debate lies in the internet radio territory with music giant, Pandora.
As the New York Times puts it “The streaming service Pandora is squaring off against ASCAP in a closely watched trial over royalty payments,” and we know the legalese can be a little daunting. You can find out everything you need to know about the lawsuit here, and let us know what you think!