Europe Looks To Get Rid Of Monopoly On Royalty Collection Societies
from the one-step-in-the-right-direction dept
However, it looks like that may be about to change. A few people have sent in the news that Europe is looking to get rid of monopolies on copyright collection groups, meaning that there can be some competition among different groups to see who can serve an artist better. Of course, it's still not clear that these groups are needed at all -- as they mainly prop up an unnecessary and increasingly obsolete business model (compulsory licensing), but at least having some competition is better than none.