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Friday, July 3, 2009
Copyrights & Music: ASCAP Files Lawsuit Over Ringtones in Public
Should cellphone companies have to pay a public performance royalty each time a music ringtone plays in public? ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) thinks so and has filed a lawsuit against AT&T to prove the point. Here is a brief article that discusses this issue.