Dutch artists like fees reform through online platforms

May

31

2016

Dutch artists asked in a letter to Dutch MEPs for better regulation when it comes to compensation through online platforms such as Facebook and Soundcloud. This would at this time almost nothing to pay the artists.

More than two thousand artists have signed the letter, including Martin Garrix and Golden Earring, so writes the Telegraph. The initiators of the letter are Buma / Stemra, trade association and NVPI Pictoright. According to Robert Baruch Buma / Stemra is the current European legislation, as laid down in the e-commerce directive , obsolete.

The rules would protect Internet intermediaries of the payment of fees, as long as they only play a facilitating role, says Baruch. Therefore, the regulation is to change. Buma / Stemra hopes the platforms involved to sit down to work out a solution. Research showed that that companies total annual earning five billion euros of copyrighted content.

In other countries there are similar sounds risen, suggested the British music industry recently that there should be change in residual income from services like YouTube. It appeared that the sale of LPs even more yield than the revenues from online services. In the US plays this discussion.

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May

31

2016

Dutch artists asked in a letter to Dutch MEPs for better regulation when it comes to compensation through online platforms such as Facebook and Soundcloud. This would at this time almost nothing to pay the artists.

More than two thousand artists have signed the letter, including Martin Garrix and Golden Earring, so writes the Telegraph. The initiators of the letter are Buma / Stemra, trade association and NVPI Pictoright. According to Robert Baruch Buma / Stemra is the current European legislation, as laid down in the e-commerce directive , obsolete.

The rules would protect Internet intermediaries of the payment of fees, as long as they only play a facilitating role, says Baruch. Therefore, the regulation is to change. Buma / Stemra hopes the platforms involved to sit down to work out a solution. Research showed that that companies total annual earning five billion euros of copyrighted content.

In other countries there are similar sounds risen, suggested the British music industry recently that there should be change in residual income from services like YouTube. It appeared that the sale of LPs even more yield than the revenues from online services. In the US plays this discussion.

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