ProSoundWeb Community

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  

Pages: 1 2 [3]  All   Go Down

Author Topic: American DJ's, pay close attention to laws in the pipeline  (Read 13925 times)

Jon Geissinger

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 15
Re: American DJ's, pay close attention to laws in the pipeline
« Reply #20 on: November 05, 2011, 02:32:02 pm »

Sounds like extortion to me, old school protection racket.
Logged

Tim McCulloch

  • SR Forums
  • Hero Member
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 20453
  • Wichita, Kansas USA
Re: American DJ's, pay close attention to laws in the pipeline
« Reply #21 on: November 25, 2011, 08:27:19 pm »

Sounds like extortion to me, old school protection racket.

Yes, copyright laws are a form of protection... protection against uncompensated commercial exploitation of someones creative work.  You might want to go back and read again my posts and those of Brad Weber.
Logged
"Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven's sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possible can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something."  - Kurt Vonnegut

Brad Weber

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 2209
  • Marietta, GA
Re: American DJ's, pay close attention to laws in the pipeline
« Reply #22 on: November 26, 2011, 08:59:17 am »

Sounds like extortion to me, old school protection racket.
The fact that it is being discussed and gets such a reaction supports that the use of the music or other media represents some value to people.  You can argue the aspects of whether that compensation goes to the people it should or the details of the related laws but I always wonder about those that seem against the basic concept that someone that creates something of value should be compensated by those who use it and especially those who profit from its use.
Logged

ProSoundWeb Community

Re: American DJ's, pay close attention to laws in the pipeline
« Reply #22 on: November 26, 2011, 08:59:17 am »


Pages: 1 2 [3]  All   Go Up
 



Page created in 0.059 seconds with 23 queries.