10 November: Creators’ Rights in the Digital Landscape
Music 28 October 2015
More than 1 trillion songs, movies and TV series were streamed online in the first half of 2015 – more than double the amount in 2014 – but artists and performers have received significantly lower royalties from streaming services compared to traditional broadcasts and sales of recordings.
On 10 November the University of Westminster's music business development network, MusicTank, is coming together with industry experts to debate this pressing legal issue within the music industry, looking at the evolution of communication rights and the impact of streaming on artists’ and performers’ remuneration.
University of Westminster students and staff can get a discount on the cost of tickets: email [email protected].
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