The Latest From DiMA


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


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.


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


Copyright Office Announces Major Music Licensing Study


The "Songwriter Equity Act" Strikes the Wrong Chord


The "Free Market Royalty Act" Lacks Balance


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."


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


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


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


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.


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


June is Entertainment Ratings & Labeling Awareness Month


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


DiMA Welcomes New Copyright Judges


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.


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


Industry Report: IFPI Digital Music Report 2013


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

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


DiMA: Congress Should Promote Online Competition, Innovation


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


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


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


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


INDUSTRY REPORT: IFPI Digital Music Report 2013 


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