Two EU culture committees have voted in favour of addressing the ‘value gap’ in the digital music market to bring fairer remuneration for music creators and rightsholders.
Music creators and leading figures from the world’s collecting societies have come together to urge governments to address the growing ‘value gap’ in the digital space.
CISAC has expressed concern over the US Department of Justice decision not to modify licensing ‘consent decrees’ which govern US collecting societies.
Global music royalties have reached €6.9bn, according to the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) - but creators are still ‘the weakest link’ in the digital music market says its director general.
Gadi Oron, director-general of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), talks to M about the latest global royalty figures and outlines the key challenges facing creators in the digital music industry.
Jean Michel Jarre, French electronic producer and CISAC president, has called on the European Union to take more action to protect creators.
Gadi Oron, CISAC general counsel and expert in international copyright law, has been appointed director general of the organisation.