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The Copyright Tribunal did not have a sound basis for the royalty rate it set in a dispute between rights holders and a music TV broadcaster, the High Court has said. The Tribunal set a new rate on spurious grounds and misunderstood evidence, it said. Video Performance Ltd (VPL) and CSC Media Group were in dispute about how much …

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Sound basis?

"The Copyright Tribunal did not have a sound basis ..."

groan.

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VPL and artist royalties

VPL don't pass royalties on to artists. They pass them on to the record company which IS the same if you self -release but not if you are signed to practically any label large or small. The costs of video production are recouped from these incoming royalties before artists see any money which results in 99% of artists never seeing a penny.

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