Issues

Official Filings

As part of our mission to make sure that artists' and musicians' voices are not left out of the policy debate, FMC regularly prepares and submits public comments, documents, and testimony to the appropriate rulemaking bodies. In these documents, the FMC strives to inject the debate with information about how policies can affect artists and the public at large.

March 21, 2014

Future of Music Coalition Comments to FCC in Open Internet Remand

FMC reiterates importance of access and innovation for musicians and other creators

On March 21 2014, Future of Music Coalition submitted the following comments in the Federal Communications Commission’s latest public docket to preserve a level online playing field.

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March 13, 2014

FMC Testimony in House Subcommittee Hearing on Section 512 Title 17

Examining the DMCA's "safe harbors" and notice-and-takedown requirements

On March 13, 2014 Future of Music Coalition submitted written testimony before the House Subcommittee on the Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet to coincide with a hearing on Section 512 Title 17 of the US Copyright Code. This section of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) governs how internet companies respond to instances of copyright infringement committed by their users.

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Fact Sheets

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Briefs describe how the proposed merger would negatively impact musicians and other creative entrepreneurs