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MUSIC AND MONEY COPYRIGHT CONUNDRUM - Jamaica Gleaner

MUSIC AND MONEY COPYRIGHT CONUNDRUM - Jamaica Gleaner | Music copyright | Scoop.it
Jamaica Gleaner MUSIC AND MONEY COPYRIGHT CONUNDRUM Jamaica Gleaner The Jamaica Music Society (JAMMS) and the Jamaica Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers (JACAP) have stepped up their drive to force promoters of music events to pay...
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I think it's good that companies are trying to get clubs to pay royalties for playing the music.

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Bahamas steps up efforts on music copyright protection - thebahamasweekly.com

Bahamas steps up efforts on music copyright protection - thebahamasweekly.com | Music copyright | Scoop.it
Bahamas steps up efforts on music copyright protection thebahamasweekly.com PRS for Music, the organisation that represents songwriters, composers and music publishers world-wide and administers the music licensing system in Bahamas is working with...
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It's good that the bahamas want to keep up to date with copyright laws.

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Gaye family rejected six-figure Robin Thicke copyright settlement offer - report - musicweek.com

Gaye family rejected six-figure Robin Thicke copyright settlement offer - report - musicweek.com | Music copyright | Scoop.it
Gaye family rejected six-figure Robin Thicke copyright settlement offer - report musicweek.com A six-figure pay off offered to members of Marvin Gaye's family from Robin Thicke to close a copyright infringement lawsuit has reportedly been turned...
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Since this article came from the MusicWeek I would think it's pretty reliable.

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Tee Wilson's curator insight, December 4, 2015 7:38 PM

This is another example of how important it is to understand copyright law. My question is, if the song didn't take off like it did, would the family still have sued the artist.

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Justin Bieber sued for copyright infringement

Justin Bieber sued for copyright infringement | Music copyright | Scoop.it
2010 track Somebody To Love at centre of lawsuit (Justin Bieber sued for copyright infringement | Music Week http://t.co/44sORfmpEY)
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I find this article very credible and reliable.

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Elysium | Neill Blomkamp Sued For Copyright Infringement | Contactmusic.com

Elysium | Neill Blomkamp Sued For Copyright Infringement | Contactmusic.com | Music copyright | Scoop.it
Elysium director Neill Blomkamp has been sued by a screenwriter for copyright infringement.Steve Wilson Briggs claims Blomkamp and several executives at Sony Pictures, TriStar pictures, Media Rights Capital and QED International ripped off the...
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I think some people sue just to sue, but it seems like they might have took some ideas from the other movie.

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