Cannes (ots) – The streaming of millions of subscribers, the daily to their favorite music on the Internet to hear the authors and music publishers to victims of digital music consumption threatens to do. While the streaming service companies reported double-digit growth rates and collect the millions of monthly subscriptions per customer up to 10 euros or more, the creators of the hits are resigned to charity. “It is high time that the policy, as well as courts deal with it as unfair and disproportionate creative creator of the music to be disadvantaged by a monopoly of streaming companies”, which explained the president of the German Music Publishers’ Association (DMV), Prof. Dr. Rolf Budde, on Friday at the international music fair Midem in Cannes along with authors and music publishers from many countries in an appeal to the international press.
They called for an immediate increase in the licenses, so that the authors and music publishers not with mini- to fear cent amounts per stream for their existence. Under the motto “Authors and Music Publishers demand more transparency and fair money from streaming,” brought together representatives of the creative in Cannes.
Budde said to the applause of representatives of authors and music publishers that it was high time that the streaming companies take in their gold rush note that they can get their product only if they pay an adequate remuneration. but
Budde also made it clear that one is naturally interested in having this digital Music services are successful because it represented for music fans a great fascination to listen to music via streaming. However, the success could not happen at the expense of creative people, because without the songs would not exist streaming
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