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Music Production & Copyright Laws

For a discussion of the music production industry and copyright laws, see Music Production Schools Resources Page

The site reviews copyright in the context of the evolution of digital music, and its ability to be transferred and used on the internet. It looks at the consequences of file sharing on copyright rights, and the evolving landscape’s pressure on copyright law and other legislation to regulate the use and exchange of digital music in pace with the changes. The site reviews the RIAA v. Napster case, Fair Use and the Betamax Doctrine, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and artist’s use of the internet to get their music circulating to a wider audience. It also provides an overview of copyright resources relevant to music production.

You can visit their site, Musicproductionschools.net and see more related articles in music production.