Copyright and Royalties

DiMA members’ innovative online media businesses have been hampered by an outdated Copyright Act that was originally written in 1909 and periodically updated to address a few technological advances and special interests.  The Copyright Act has yet to be modernized to adequately accommodate Internet technologies and new means of media exploitation.  DiMA is focused on modernizing the Copyright Act by addressing statutory inequities or longstanding legal practices that simply no longer work in many ways, including:

      The issues surrounding copyright and royalties are broad and splintered.  For more information regarding these issues, follow these links.