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How You're Breaking the Law Every Day (and What You Can Do About It)

How You're Breaking the Law Every Day (and What You Can Do About It) | Copyright | Scoop.it
You share music, rip DVDs, make Hitler whine about your first world problems, and much more in the course of your regular online activities—and more often than not, you do these things without giving a thought to the fact that you're actually breaking the law. Here's a look at how you're inevitably circumventing copyright law and what you can do to protect yourself.
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In everyday life, we might tend to break the law without noticing it. Some people download free music online, some even might post unoriginal pieces of art that they cannot take credit for, but still do. Written, but not really noticed or respected, copyright laws can get you in a heap of trouble if your not careful.

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Copyright Basics for Musicians - Music Copyright Law

Entertainment Law - Copyright Basics for Musicians: This column provides an overview of essential copyright issues that every musician should know - For a new song or other work, copyright begins at the moment of fixation -- when the music and lyrics have been set down on paper, recorded, or stored on a computer.
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This is a good article to go over because it goes into detail about the different copyright laws for musicians. It gives a couple examples and ideas of what to expect from copyright laws.This is a good read for those interested in the audio industry. 

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Audio Recording Industry, Streaming Music Revenue and Copyright Law News August 25, 2013 | Musician Coaching

Audio Recording Industry, Streaming Music Revenue and Copyright Law News August 25, 2013 | Musician Coaching | Copyright | Scoop.it
A new report looked at the audio production industry from 2008-2013, cellist Zoe Keating discussed the effect of streaming music services on artists, and a
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Every knows  pandora and SiriusXM, but does every know that these companies owe large amounts  of money in back royalties for artists and record labels. Streaming music can cause a decrease in an artists revenue but can also add an increase in the reputation and exposure.

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Recording industry threatens YouTube and other music services after copyright law snafu

Recording industry threatens YouTube and other music services after copyright law snafu | Copyright | Scoop.it
An important legal protection that defends websites like YouTube from being held liable for user-generated copyright infringement has been called into question by a New York state appellate court....
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