Eric Baptiste Weighs In On Copyright Summit Issues

With the upcoming biennial summit of authors and composers in Washington D.C., The Register has an interview with Eric Baptiste head of the International Confederation of Authors and Composers Societies (CISAC) that touches on some of the hot issues. “There’s no one-stop shopping anymore. We were working to put that in place in the Santiago Agreement [2000] which got struck down by the European Commission [in 2004]. It would put together all the world’s repertory and enable one society to grant a worldwide license. That was a very bold move. – It’s a pity it was not appreciated at the time by the European Commission.”

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