All The Music You Ever Need

Spotify is subject to another copyright infringement claim. Camper van Beethoven and Cracker frontman David Lowery, as well as Melissa Ferrick (together with other recording artists), brought class actions against the on-demand service seeking a minimum total of $3.5 million in statutory damages. This article provides a summary of the issues and argues that the…

Fan Fiction Features: The Film Industry’s Final Frontier?

For most creators, gaining adoring fans is one of their chief goals. Perhaps the most adoring fans are those who are so inspired by creators’ works, that they attempt to continue the storylines through fan fiction. Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary characterizes fan fiction as fan-written stories involving popular characters, often posted online, but fan fiction predates…