Federal Judge, Denise Cote ruled that a ringtone does not constitute a public performance, so cell phone carriers don't have to pay royalties for them. Some have argued that performance royalties organizations like ASCAP/BMI are just trying to get as much money for their members as possible; those against it say that paying for a short song clip on your phone is a stretch. What do you think?
A former singer/songwriter, Allison is a featured music industry blog writer and an experienced music conference speaker. Allison is the proud mom of two sons, hosts the Travel Snacks Podcast and is a world traveling Instagrammer.
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