Editorials Sep 16, 2017

Tussle over music copyright fees

Music content providers and music class operators should make every effort to find middle ground so they can ensure the healthy development of music education while duly protecting the rights of copyright holders.

Stranglehold on music copyrights is loosening in Japan

Music Dec 27, 2015

Stranglehold on music copyrights is loosening in Japan

by Daisuke Kikuchi

Pop music agency Avex Group Holdings, known for managing artists such as Exile, Namie Amuro and Tokyo Girls' Style, announced in October that they plan to transfer the copyright administration of up to 100,000 songs from the current holder, JASRAC (Japanese Society for Rights ...