Copyright Office Releases Report on Section 512 — The report is the culmination of nearly five years of public consultation and study and the first comprehensive study of the 1998 law providing online service providers with safe harbors from liability for copyright infringement by a U.S. government agency.
Ice Cube Says Mister Rogers Once Sued Him For His 1990 Song ‘A Gangsta’s Fairytale’ — The interesting copyright-related anecdote was revealed by the musician during a digital listening party for the 30th anniversary of his album AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted.
Virtual Music Events Directory [Google Docs] — A highly useful living doc collecting both tools for musicians and speakers to use to hold virtual events during the pandemic as well as calendar and virtual event listings for promoting and finding those events.
Kris Ahrend (The MLC): “We will be ready to deliver on January 1, 2021.” — Emmanuel Legrand speaks with Kris Ahrend, CEO of The MLC, on the progress being made by the startup in preparing for the MMA’s license availability date next January.
Scientists Discover That Visitors to Oslo’s Munch Museum Are Destroying ‘The Scream’ by Breathing on It Way Too Much — They could also be screaming on it.