Kretschmer, M., 2005. Artists' earnings and copyright: a review of British and German music industry data in the context of digital technologies. First Monday, 10 (1), pp. 1-14.
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Digital technologies are often said (1) to enable a qualitatively new engagement with already existing cultural materials (for example through sampling and adaptation), and (2) to offer a new disintermediated distribution channel to the creator. From a review of secondary data on music artists’ earnings and seven in-depth interviews, it appears that both ambitions have remained, until now, largely unfulfilled. The paper discusses to what extent the structure of copyright law is to blame, and sets out a research agenda.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||music earnings, copyight, music law, germany, britain|
|Subjects:||Social Sciences > Law|
Arts > Music
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|Deposited On:||11 Dec 2007|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 14:41|
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