DiMA

Press Releases

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

 

6/4/13

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

 

6/3/13

June is Entertainment Ratings & Labeling Awareness Month

 

5/16/2013 

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

 

5/9/2013

DiMA Welcomes New Copyright Judges

 

4/01/2013

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

 

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

 

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: FCC's Internet Closed Captioning Memorandum

 

6/06/12

DiMA Statement on 'Future of Audio' Hearing

 

5/31/12

June Is Entertainment Ratings & Labeling Awareness Month

 

5/09/12

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

 

4/24/12

DiMA: Congress Should Promote Online Video Competition, Innovation

 

4/13/12

DiMA Welcomes New Copyright Royalty Board Judge

 

4/11/12

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

 

2/23/12

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

 

1/20/12

SOPA, PIPA: Pause and Reset

 

12/29/11

DiMA Supports Congressional Consideration of Copyright Office Recommendations on pre-1972 Sound Recordings


10/26/11

DiMA Disappointed by IP Enforcement Bill: “Boon for Attorneys; Bust for Legitimate Online Innovators

 

10/13/11

DiMA Applauds Members of the House Judiciary Committee for Streamlining Consent Requirements under the Video Privacy Protection Act

 

10/06/11

DiMA Statement on Passing of Apple's Steve Jobs

 

10/04/11

Supreme Court Declines ASCAP Appeal of Ruling that Digital Downloads are Not Public Performances

 

08/25/11

DiMA: Court’s Decision Is a Win for Cloud-based Music Services, Innovation and Consumer Satisfaction

 

08/10/11

DiMA:   AT&T's New Plan to Throttle Wireless Mobile Data Users Could Stymie Competition and Innovation

 

03/15/11

DiMA Applauds House Judiciary Committee Attention to Copyright Infringement, Urges Caution to Avoid Harming Legitimate Online Services

 

12/17/10

DiMA Reacts to CRB's Proposed Rates and Terms for Internet Radio Performance Royalties

12/10/10

DiMA Comments to U.S. Dept. of Commerce on Copyright Policy, Creativity and Innovation in the Internet Economy

12/07/10

DiMA's Executive Director Lee Knife Appointed to FCC Advisory Committee

12/01/10

DiMA Urges Policymakers to Focus Online Privacy Policies on Stopping 'Bad Apples' While Protecting Innovators that Offer consumers Convenience and Cost Savings

11/18/10

DiMA Applauds Sen. Leahy for Tackline Online Piracy, Urges Clarity to Prevent Unintended Consequences for Online Innovators

11/03/10

DiMA Urges House and Senate Judiciary Committee Members to Support Performance Royalty Parity for Internet, Cable and Satellite Radio

10/26/10

DiMA Statement on NAB Proposal for Broadcast Radio Performance Royalties

 

10/14/10

DiMA Applauds FCC's Update to Existing CableCARD Rules; Reforms Benefit Consumers, Support Innovation

 

10/07/10

DiMA Applauds Court Ruling that Digital Downloads are Not Public Performances

 

06/03/10

DiMA, EMA, NARM and NATO Call on Retailers and Theaters to Emphasize Entertainment Ratings and Labels to Their Customers

 

11/19/09

DiMA’s Jonathan Potter Announces Resignation

DiMA General Counsel Lee Knife to serve as Interim Executive Director

8/23/09

Digital Media Association Celebrates Victory for Internet Media and Radio Innovators

icon 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling LAUNCHcast

8/17/09

DiMA Opposes ASCAP Demand for Double-Dip Royalties

icon DiMA Amicus Brief in Support of D.C. Circuit Court Decision

8/10/09

United States Supports DiMA Position on Digital Downloads

icon Brief of the United States - US v ASCAP

8/04/09

icon Bob Kimball of RealNetworks Testimony for Internet Radio before the Senate Judiciary Committee

Link to Panel Testimony

8/03/09 

Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee  introducing Testimony on behalf of Internet Radio

7/31/09

RealNetworks EVP Bob Kimball to Testify before Senate Judiciary Committee on “The Performance Rights Act and Parity among Music Delivery Platforms

 

7/25/09 

"Songs That Aren't Played Aren't Performed" DiMA's Jon Potter champions court ruling on sound recording downloads in Billboard Op-Ed

 

7/13/09

DiMA Joins Industry Leaders in Support of Deployment of High Capacity Broadband

 

7/10/09

DiMA Responds to U.S. Circuit Court Decision: Congress Should Equalize Radio Rules

 

7/07/09

DiMA Comments on SoundExchange and Pureplay Webcaster Rate Agreement

 

7/01/09

 

DiMA Urges Federal Court to Reject “Double-Dip” Royalty

 

6/18/09

DiMA Applauds Passing of Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009

 

Washington, D.C. (June 18, 2009) – Jonathan Potter, Executive Director of the Digital Media Association (DiMA), issued the following statement following the United States Senate’s passage of the Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009.

5/13/09

DiMA Applauds Judiciary Committee Support of Royalty Parity

 

5/06/09

DiMA joins Group of Seven to Oppose Amending Copyright Act

 

 

2/04/09      

Performance Rights Act

Washington, D.C. (February 4, 2008) – Jon Potter, Executive Director of the Digital Media Association (DiMA), issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the Performance Rights Act.

1/15/09

DiMA Statement on SoundExchange Agreement with Public Radio on Internet Radio Rates

DiMA's response to the announcement that NPR and SoundExchange an agreement that will set royalty rates and terms for public radio stations that stream music online.

10/02/08    

DiMA Praises Copyright Royalty Board Ruling on Digital Music Download Royalty Rates

Copyright royalty judges ruled today not to change the royalty rate paid to music publishers and songwriters for permanent digital downloads.

10/01/08

DiMA Thanks Congress for Passing Webcaster Settlement Act

The Webcast Settlement Act was approved by Congress on September 30.

9/26/08

DiMA, RIAA, NPR support Webcaster Settlement Act

Major Organizations support HR 7084.

9/23/08

Major Music Industry Groups Announce Breakthrough Agreement

DiMA, RIAA, and NMPA reach an accord that will facilitate new ways to offer music to consumers online.

9/19/08

DiMA Asks Court to Deny Music Publishers Double Royalties on Internet Sales

ASCAP proposal would impede online music sales and harm consumers.