Tag: Christopher Sabec

What You Need To Know About The PRS And SoundCloud Lawsuit

If you haven’t heard, earlier this year SoundCloud was sued by PRS for Music, a British agency that represents songwriters, in connection with copyright infringement. Soundcloud is a popular music-streaming service that has numerous problems with the music industry over the years. PRS for Music claims that SoundCloud was infringing on PRS members’ copyrights by not obtaining licenses or paying… Read more →

Christopher Sabec

Rightscorp Announces Technology To Combat New Peer-to-Peer Streaming App for Music

Rightscorp recently announced that it has the technology to combat the Aurous’ music streaming app and website, which is set to launch on October 10th. This music streaming service built on similar technology to Popcorn Time, a software application that has grown in popularity for illegally streaming movies and TV shows. Aurous has an easy-to-use interface, much like Spotify, but the… Read more →

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Rightscorp Launches Popcorn Time Protection Service

Rightscorp announced today that the company has launched a Popcorn Time Protection service for content owners who want to prevent unauthorized streaming of their content via the application Popcorn Time. Popcorn Time is essentially the Netflix for pirated content. The illegal BitTorent-based software application has become an extremely popular way for people to illegally stream movies and TV shows. The… Read more →

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Rightscorp to Monitor Highly Anticipated Film Release of “Lost After Dark”

Rightscorp has announced this week that it will be monitoring the film Lost After Dark for digital piracy and illegal downloads. The company, a leading provider of data and anayltic services to support artists and owners of copyrighted property, will be monitoring content for piracy prior to the actual release for the first time. Lost After Dark, an indie film, was… Read more →

The Basics Of Copyright Law

All too often, however, musicians, authors, and artists alike find themselves not properly protected under the law. The growth of the internet has only helped to facilitate copyrighted material and make it increasingly more complicated to protect artists under the law. It is important to know the basics of copyright law in order to understand why these laws are in… Read more →

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Cecil Bond Kyte Hired As RightsCrop Chief Financial Officer

RightsCorp, Inc. has recently announced that it has hired Cecil Bond Kyte as the new Chief Financial Officer for the company. Kyte was previously the CEO and Chairman of Save the World Air, Inc., a California based publicly traded energy technology company. Cecil Kyte brings a unique combination of public company administration experience and capital raising experience along with a… Read more →

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Christopher Sabec Will Co-Chair The 6th Annual Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit

The 6th Annual Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit in Los Angeles will be taking place from July 20th to the 22nd. Christopher Sabec, the CEO of Rightscorp, will co-chair the event signifying his leadership in anti-piracy and rights protection. Rightscorp is the leading champion of artists and other holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property. Rightscorp is a copyright monetization company that… Read more →

Fair Play, Fair Pay Act of 2015

When the Copyright Law was passed in 1909, only songwriters received royalties on their music being played over the radio because digitally recording music was not yet part of the industry. Many industry veterans, like Martha Reeves of The Vandellas likes being admired for her popular older hits, but would like to receive some sort of compensation for increasing the… Read more →

5 Misconceptions About Copyright Law

1)   The copyright holder has to enforce their copyright against infringers – Copyright law and trademark law are often mixed up. Copyright holders have to enforce their copyright themselves in order to their copyright to be upheld. Many copyright holders turn a blind eye when it comes to fan works because it does nothing to hurt their copyright. 2)    Big… Read more →