February 10th, 2009 | Published in Google Public Policy
Over the past decade, the music industry has adapted to an Internet generation accustomed to MP3 players, file-sharing, and music videos on YouTube. What does the next decade hold, and how will the industry respond to technologies that challenge traditional business models?
Musicians, technologists, lawyers, policymakers and industry leaders will address these questions and more at the Future of Music Coalition's Policy Day, taking place tomorrow in Washington, D.C.
YouTube's very own chief counsel Zahavah Levine will explain advances YouTube has made in monetizing content for artists and creators as part of a panel, "Win-Win When? Copyright and Innovation in the Digital Age".
For a preview of the kinds of issues that will be discussed, I highly recommend that you check out the Future of Music Coalition's YouTube Channel and learn what George Clinton of Parliament-Funkadelic has to say about music sampling: