[Foundation-l] ASCAP comes out against "copyleft"

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sat Jun 26 20:30:55 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 12:57 PM, <wiki-list at phizz.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> David Gerard wrote:
> > No, what ASCAP means by that is that they want to get a fee when
> > people distribute CC-licensed music too.
> Do ASAC also expect to get a fee when music by people represented by BMI
> or SESAC gets distributed? I think not. So why would you assume that
> they expect a fee when any music is distributed by an artist that isn't
> signed up to them?

If that artist is a "bad amateur singer trying to sing some good song" which
is licensed by them, they're supposed to get a fee, aren't they?

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