[LINK] music industry goes after public performance

Frank O'Connor foconnor at ozemail.com.au
Mon Jun 15 09:03:25 EST 2009

These clowns have a definite talent for shooting themselves in the foot.

Business model no longer works ... propose more unsustainable business model.

Cretins ...


At 3:32 PM +1000 14/6/09, Chris Gilbey wrote:
>I don't get the math:
><<Cafe (50 seats): increase from $62 to $10,010.
>Get ready for a non-musical environment or possibly replay of radio.>>
>In the article it suggests an increase of 15x - doesn't that equate to $930
>rather than $10K?
>Its hard to argue with the Copyright Tribunal findings... What should be
>happening though is to ensure that the money actually gets to the right
>artists and not just on some follow the dollar scheme that societies love to
>use, that favours the companies rather than the creators.
>Many of the café's don't use the radio and therefore pop music of the 60's,
>70's, 80's and 90's. They use ambient music of the likes of Buddha Bar... I
>would like to see the music industry have to provide a proper report of the
>venue play logs to the artists.
>Chris Gilbey
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