A2IM's Indie Week is taking over New York City and I'm in town to be part of the Streaming Manipulation: The Ethics of Streaming panel on Tuesday. Here are my (much smarter that I am) fellow panelists and all the details.
Streaming Manipulation: The Ethics of Streaming
Tuesday, June 18th, 12:30 pm (45min) in W400 L (Floor 4) at New York Law School.
Louis Posen (moderator) | Hopeless Records
Markus Tobiassen | Dagens Næringsliv, Journalist
Bruce Houghton | Editor Hypebot/Senior Advisor Bandsintown/President, Skyline Artists
Angel Gambino | Chief Commercial Officer, Napster
Streaming manipulation, artificially boosting stream counts in order to improve chart positioning, increase market share, increase royalty payments, or for other non-legitimate purposes, is real.
The problem is far-reaching, affecting more than just the Independent community. What can the music and/or tech industries, do to stop this abuse?