rightsholders

Digital deals revealed

Ever wondered how collecting societies strike deals with streaming services? Or what happens when a download platform refuses to become licensed? We get the lowdown from PRS for Music’s licensing and legal teams.

High Court overturns copyright exceptions

The High Court has overturned a government ruling to allow the copying of films and music for private use legal after a challenge from BASCA, the Musicians’ Union and UK Music.

Songwriters vs Streaming?

'The streaming market is not yet working for songwriters and this is a critical problem we have to solve.' PRS for Music's chief executive Robert Ashcroft discusses the current digital landscape for rightsholders.