In 1709 (or was it 1710?) the Statute of Anne created the first purpose-built copyright law. This blog, founded just 300 short and unextended years later, is dedicated to all things copyright, warts and all.
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
Out of Step? Are Musicians Unsporting if They Want to be Paid?
Can it be true that the London Olympics organising Committee is asking musicians to provide their services for free of charge for the forthcoming games? Are the PRS and PPL being asked to waive licence fees for the public performance of copyright works at the events? Is this an amateur sporting event or could it be mistaken for dancing?