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(Washington, D.C.) – Lee Knife, interim Executive Director of the Digital Media Association (DiMA) issued a statement today in response to a decision filed this week by the District Court for the Southern District of New York, in the case of Capitol Records, Inc. v. MP3Tunes, LLC.  The Court built upon the Cablevision case decision in the Second Circuit, further clarifying the distinction between private performances and royalty-bearing pub...

WASHINGTON -- In a breakthrough that will facilitate new ways to offer music to consumers online, the Digital Media Association (DiMA), the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), together with the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) and the Songwriters Guild of America (SGA), today announced an agreement on how music creators will be compensated for music distrib...

One of the great jazz clarinet artists of all time, Michael White was one our experts at our "Carnival of Knowledge" convention in Estes Park, Colorado 35 years ago...It's great to see he is still out there cooking, and, instead of being on the side of the RIAA record companies, told Congress that resonable rates for internet radio were key to saving jazz.  Ann Brown of DIMA sent us this press release this morning...

Jazz Clarinetist Dr. Michae...


Prompted by Senator Sam Brownback's (R-KS) proposal that the Senate Judiciary Committee consider the Internet Radio Equality Act, Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-RI) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) today expressed support for the notion that Internet radio royalties should be fair, and that the Committee should soon consider all types of radio royalties to recording artists and labels.

Senator Brownback's amendment was identical to the ...