Press Releases

Musicians and Writers Urge FCC to Protect the Open Internet

September 22, 2010

Washington, DC—Some of the biggest names in music have joined the Writers Guild of America, East in urging the White House and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to act immediately to preserve the open internet for the benefit of musicians and other creative entrepreneurs. The diverse list of musicians include Jackson Browne, R.E.M. the Roots, Rosanne Cash, OK Go,

Moby, Bonnie Raitt and Jamie Kitman, (manager, OK Go, They Might Be Giants, Mike Doughty and Mike Viola).

Net neutrality — the principle that preserves an open internet — lets musicians and independent labels compete in a legitimate digital music marketplace alongside the biggest companies. read more

Keynotes Added to 10th Anniversary Future of Music Policy Summit

September 21, 2010

Washington, D.C.— The brightest and most influential minds in music, technology, policy and law will come together to discuss pressing issues at the 10th Anniversary Future of Music Policy Summit, which takes place at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. from Oct. 3-5.

In addition to an already outstanding roster of panelists and presenters, Future of Music Coalition (FMC) is thrilled to confirm Rocco Landesman (Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts) and Victoria Espinel (U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator), in two separate keynote addresses.

Event Site read more

Future of Music Coalition is a national nonprofit organization that works to ensure that our digital future includes a rich and diverse musical culture – one where artists flourish, are compensated fairly for their work, and where fans can find the music they want.

For media inquiries or interview requests, please contact:

Kevin Erickson
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kevin [at] futureofmusic [dot] org
202.822.2051 x121

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