The Latest From DiMA

3/17/2014

Copyright Office Announces Major Music Licensing Study

2/25/2014

The "Songwriter Equity Act" Strikes the Wrong Chord

9/30/13

The "Free Market Royalty Act" Lacks Balance

9/18/13

DiMA Urges Congress to Pursue Voluntary Stakeholder Agreements in Efforts to Curb Online Piracy

7/26/13

DiMA Applauds Leadership by Senators Wyden and Thune to Ensure Fair Taxation of Online Music and Videos

7/20/13

DiMA Joins Download Fairness Coalition in Fight against Discriminatory and Duplicative Taxes of Digital Downloads

6/24/13

New DiMA Report -- Digital Media: Growth, Innovations and Challenges 2013

Consumers are enjoying more music, books and video content online than every before, and thanks to the tremendous innovation in our industry the options for how, when and where to enjoy digital content is expanding every day. This DiMA report reveals consumer trends, industry growth and digital media business developments, and highlights DiMA's role in advocating for policies and regulations that support new business models and address the challenges that could affect digital media companies in the coming year and beyond. Download the PDF.

6/4/13

Lee Knife to discuss future of copyright law at World Creators Summit event

6/3/13

June is Entertainment Ratings & Labeling Awareness Month

5/16/13

Online Distributors Need a 21st Century Copyright Law to Match the Current Pace of Innovation

5/9/13

DiMA Welcomes New Copyright Judges

4/8/13

Roll Call: Keep the Good Times Rollin

by Gregory Alan Barnes, Counsel for DiMA.  Earlier this year, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry released the latest edition of its annual Digital Music Report. The report contains a treasure trove of useful data and information that should delight many throughout the recording industry...To ensure continued prosperity, Congress must act to modernize federal copyright law in a manner that will promote greater licensing efficiency, encourage the continued development of new business models and protect existing music platforms that are driving music industry growth, even against unfair competition.  Read the full op-ed.

4/01/2013

Lee Knife to Lead Seminar at Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society

2/26/13

Industry Report: IFPI Digital Music Report 2013

2/04/13

DiMA Urges Copyright Office to Promote Legislative Solution to Orphan Works Uncertainty

12/19/12

DiMA Congratulates Congressman Coble, Appointed to Serve as Chair of Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet in 113th Congress

11/29/12

DiMA Congratulates Congressman Goodlatte, Elected to Serve as Chair of House Judiciary Committee in 113th Congress

11/28/12

DiMA Welcomes House Subcommittee Hearing on Internet Radio Fairness Act

11/07/12

The Huffington Post: A Common Sense Approach to Internet Radio Royalties

by Gregory Alan Barnes, Counsel for DiMA. The debate over royalty rate-setting for Internet radio is generating plenty of hyperbole — including specious claims that the Internet Radio Fairness Act before Congress involves reverse payola schemes, would rain antitrust lawsuits down on artist organizations…Read the full article

11/05/12

Internet Radio Helps Listeners and Artists But High Royalty Fees are Holding Back Innovation

Watch the video featuring DiMA's Lee Knife, and learn more about Internet Radio Fairness Coalition

10/25/12

DiMA Joins Industry Partners and Stakeholders to Promote Internet Radio Growth and Innovation to Benefit Artists, Consumers and Recording Industry

09/21/12

DiMA: The Internet Radio Fairness Act Provides Long Overdue Fixes to an Antiquated System

08/17/12

DiMA Statement on FCC Closed Captioning Memorandum

08/10/12

INDUSTRY REPORT: The Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings -- Digital Music Broadcast Royalties: The Case for a Level Playing Field

06/6/12

DiMA Statement on 'Future of Audio' Hearing

05/31/12

June Is Entertainment Ratings & Labeling Awareness Month

05/09/12

DiMA Offers a One-Two Punch Solution for Combating Online Piracy

04/24/12

DiMA: Congress Should Promote Online Competition, Innovation

04/13/12

DiMA Welcomes New Copyright Royalty Judge

04/11/12

Major Music Industry Groups Reach Historic Agreement on Royalty Rates and Standards

04/05/12

INDUSTRY REPORT: Pew Research Center: The Rise of e-Reading

02/29/12

INDUSTRY REPORT: Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2011–2016

02/23/12

DiMA: White House’s New Blueprint for Protecting Consumer Privacy is a Reasoned Approach

01/23/12

INDUSTRY REPORT: IFPI Digital Music Report 2012 

01/23/12

INDUSTRY REPORT: Pew Research -- Tablet and E-book Reader Ownership Nearly Double Over Holiday Gift-Giving Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
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