SXSW 2014: Greg Barnes, General Counsel at DIMA – Digital Media Association

SXSW 2014: Greg Barnes, General Counsel at DIMA – Digital Media Association.

Timeline:

01:05 What is DIMA and what do you do?

02:20 First let’s chat about the copyright review process, what is happening on that front?

03:50 Greg talks about the DMCA process

04:30 The rates battle is a big story this year, what are the key issues there for you?

06:40 What do you think about the Global Repertoire Database and the fact that the project appears to have gotten stuck?

09:00 Greg talks about the Songwriter Equity Act and DIMA’s take on it

13:30 What do you think when people say that tech companies leaving money on the table?

15:00 Greg talks about Section 115 – compulsory mechanical licenses is Greg’s pick for a 2014 hot topic in this space.

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