American songwriting collection agency joins the list of twits… ASCAP away

It seems ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Arrangers and Publishers has weighed in against the ‘crime’ of embedding Youtube videos in your webpage. Why oh why oh why do they continue to hurt us? Personally, I would much prefer to have people hear my music, like it, and talk about it and thus find more people who are willing to buy… then try and charge everyone to hear it.

Ascap, you twits

via Techdirt

Success without labels -the Amanda Palmer story

Amanda Palmer had some great success recently with the spontaneous twitter concerts organised in local parks with hundreds of fans showing up to hear her perform.
The success of these shows raised up many critics of the potential for others to repeat these results with some excellent discussion taking place because of it.
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