In Search Of Borderless Online Music Retailing

Law360, New York (November 02, 2009, 11:14 AM ET) -- There is a widespread view that the current music licensing system and absence of multirepertoire licensing in Europe is wasteful.

On Oct. 20, 2009, participants in the Online Roundtable on Music signed a joint statement[1] setting out the general principles for the future online distribution of music, and agreed to set up a working group in order to create a common framework for rights ownership information.

The release of this joint statement is the latest development in a series of communications, statements and decisions in Europe...
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