By

Jefferson Mangubat

Neowin

·

Oct 26, 2020 14:14 EDT

with 6 comments

Twitch’s recently launched Soundtrack feature is facing criticism over its alleged failure to obtain music licenses and for letting unlicensed soundtracks become accessible to streamers. This is according to a letter signed by multiple music organizations, addressed to Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon, which owns Twitch.

Variety reported today that the streaming platform drew flak for its lack of licensing agreement with many music rights-holders. The signatories, which include the RIAA, Recording Academy, National Music Publishers Association, Music Managers Forum, American Association of Independent Music, SAG-AFTRA and more, lament that the service has not secured mechanical or synch licenses for Soundtrack. That feature was introduced in September to allow streamers to play licensed music during their stream without running into copyrights issues.

The music groups also accused Twitch of ignoring “thousands of notices of music infringement” and failing to confirm receipt of these notices. In its letter, the organizations said they were frustrated “that Twitch continues to allow and enable its streamers to use our respective members’ music without authorization”. The letter slammed the platform for continuing to host unlicensed music on its platform even after announcing in June that it would remove those contents.

In response, Twitch said it “responds to each valid DMCA notification it receives by removing the allegedly infringing content expeditiously in compliance with DMCA requirements.” Currently, Soundtrack has licenses from SoundCloud, Chillhop, DistroKid, and Monstercat, among other labels. However, it doesn’t have licenses for any major label soundtracks including those from Merlin.

21 hours ago

with 52 comments

Oct 25, 2020

with 3 comments

Oct 25, 2020

with 3 comments

Oct 25, 2020

with 19 comments

Oct 22, 2020

Oct 22, 2020

Oct 21, 2020

Oct 21, 2020

microsoft weekly

pixel 5

google

fairphone 3 plus

smart clock essential

legion 5i

travelmate p4

oneplus 8t

© Since 2000 Neowin LLC.
All trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

Source: https://www.neowin.net/news/twitch-draws-flak-over-improper-use-of-licensed-music/

Twitch, Music industry, Amazon.com

World news – CA – Twitch draws flak over improper use of licensed music

En s’appuyant sur ses expertises dans les domaines du digital, des technologies et des process , CSS Engineering vous accompagne dans vos chantiers de transformation les plus ambitieux et vous aide à faire émerger de nouvelles idées, de nouvelles offres, de nouveaux modes de collaboration, de nouvelles manières de produire et de vendre.

CSS Engineering s’implique dans les projets de chaque client comme si c’était les siens. Nous croyons qu’une société de conseil devrait être plus que d’un conseiller. Nous nous mettons à la place de nos clients, pour aligner nos incitations à leurs objectifs, et collaborer pour débloquer le plein potentiel de leur entreprise. Cela établit des relations profondes et agréables.

Nos services:

  1. Création des sites web professionnels
  2. Hébergement web haute performance et illimité
  3. Vente et installation des caméras de vidéo surveillance
  4. Vente et installation des système de sécurité et d’alarme
  5. E-Marketing

Toutes nos réalisations ici https://www.css-engineering.com/en/works/

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here