New pilot project allows collecting society SACEM members to use Creative Commons licenses

A new pilot project between Creative Commons, Creative Commons’ legal affiliate in France, and the French collecting society SACEM allows SACEM members to license their works under one of the three non-commercial CC 3.0 licenses. Previously, authors and composers of musical works represented by SACEM (the biggest French collecting society) were prevented from using any … Read More “New pilot project allows collecting society SACEM members to use Creative Commons licenses”

Improbable Match: CC And Collecting Societies In Europe

When the French music group Petit Homme signed a special contract with Sacem, the French collecting society for music composers, some saw the contract’s exclusion of the group’s internet rights as a step towards compatibility between collecting societies and CC: authors could control of their internet rights while collecting societies would handle the remaining rights … Read More “Improbable Match: CC And Collecting Societies In Europe”