The Latest From DiMA

3/4/2015

DiMA Submits Comments to FCC on Proposed Rules for "Over the Top" Online Video Providers

DiMA Comments Urge FCC to Move - if at all - with Caution

3/4/2015

The "Songwriter Equity Act" Will Likely Hike Music Prices

DiMA Press Statement 3-4-2015

2/6/2015

"Celebrating Music's Best"

Gregory Barnes, Op-Ed in The Hill 2-6-2015

2/5/2015

The Copyright Office’s Report on Music Licensing Reflects a Missed Opportunity

“The Copyright Office missed a significant opportunity to truly advance copyright, music licensing and the music marketplace with its just released report. The suggestions proposed would continue to fragment the already-complex licensing structure and put at risk those platforms that deliver music legally and compensate music creators.

Many of the specific recommendations throughout the report unfairly discriminate against digital technologies..."

8/6/2014

DiMA Submits Comments to DOJ in Review of ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees

7/23/2014

DiMA Submits Comments to Copyright Office in Major Music Licensing Study

DiMA submitted both initial Comments and also Reply Comments, as well as attending several Round Table discussions conducted by the Copyright Office, in connection with the Office's announced Music Licensing Study.

DiMA announced Six "Pillars of Copyright Modernization" that should support any reform of United States Copyright Law.

6/10/2014

DiMA's Lee Knife Testifies Before House Judiciary on Music Licensing Reform

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

9/26/14

Industry Report: IFPI Digital Music Report 2014

"It is now clear that music streaming and subscription is a mainstream model for our business. In 2011, there were eight million paying subscribers to subscription services — today there are 28 million. Ad-supported and subscription streams are rising in most markets, helping grow overall digital revenues for record companies and artists.

The music industry has become a mixed economy of diverse consumer channels and revenue streams. This has been an amazing transformation, dramatically expanding the way artists reach their fans across the globe."

 

 
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Digital Media Fact

Overall music purchasing was down in the last year, while the average Pandora listener purchased 29% more music during the second quarter of 2012 compared with last year, according to NPDMusic Acquisition Monitor study

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