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

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sat Jun 26 20:46:02 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 4:30 PM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:

> 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?

Hmm, looking around, it seems that would be someone else (most commonly
Harry Fox Agency, http://www.harryfox.com/public/MechanicalLicenseslic.jsp).

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