Fairness Rocks News ON THE IMPACT OF PROPOSED BILL  AB 1385 TO THE CALIFORNIA MUSIC COMMUNITY


Fairness Rocks News ON THE IMPACT OF PROPOSED BILL  AB 1385 TO THE CALIFORNIA MUSIC COMMUNITY

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Author: LARRY S. MILLER

Date: July 05, 2021

Original Source: Musonomics

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ON THE IMPACT OF PROPOSED BILL AB 1385 TO THE CALIFORNIA MUSIC COMMUNITY

It is interesting to me how regulations that are economically harmful for musicians are often couched in terms of fairness and freedom, sentiments which quickly become rallying cries but often undermine the livelihoods of the very people shouting from the rooftops. Such is the case of Assembly Bill (AB) 1385 in California, which seeks to remove the right of record labels to pursue damages if a recording artist leaves after seven years and has not delivered the number of recordings for which they have contracted (and been paid) to create as part of their signed agreement.

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