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Wednesday, March 13 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Fight for Fair Fees in the Music Industry

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Once upon a time, terrestrial radio was the only game in town and they do not pay performance royalties. With the advent of online and satellite services, we’ve amassed a patchwork of legacy policies that create a complex system of royalties. Ultimately, media companies (both traditional and digital), record labels and artists are working toward a common goal: maximum distribution and revenue. But the current royalty discrepancy has created a rift as media companies fight to for the right to deploy cool and innovative distribution methods, without picking up heavy costs. Consider solutions that benefit all parties.
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Erin Griffith

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Chris Harrison

Asst General CounselPandora Media IncChris is Assistant General Counsel for Pandora Media, Inc. (“Pandora”) where he focuses on Pandora’s music licensing issues. Prior to joining Pandora, Chris worked for commercial music service provider DMX, Inc. (“DMX”) where he held... Read More →
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Patrick Laird

Musician+ComposerBreak Of RealityPatrick Laird is a founding member of Break of Reality, a cello rock band formed at the Eastman School of Music in 2003. He is a strong advocate for internet radio fairness, benefiting from the medium with nearly 16 million plays per year, all as an... Read More →
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Patrick Reynolds

Chief Strategy OfficerTriton DigitalWe connect audience to publishers and those publishers to advertisers.

Wednesday March 13, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 11AB 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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