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Re: [d@DCC] Music licensing would be viable for all (NOT!)

From: Kristofer Coward <kris _-at-_ melon.org>
To: General Discussion <discuss (at) digital-copyright.ca>
Cc: Neil Leyton <leyton -_at_- fadingwaysmusic.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2004 15:15:40 -0500
References: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0403081413070.18587-100000@calcutta.flora.ca>

On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 02:24:08PM -0500, Russell McOrmond wrote:
>   What if some unbiased economic analysis proves that P2P music
> distribution activities are advertising for other products and services?  
> Will the recording industry have to provide full compensation to the ISP
> community and P2P file marketers for the service they have been providing?

Not at all. Even if the money were somehow found to be owing to P2P for
marketing, it would almost certainly be considred recoupable, and
deducted from the artists' royalties in accordance with the terms of
most recording contracts.

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