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Complaints & Dispute Resolution Procedures For Collective Management Organisations

In this twelfth installment of 13 Reasons Why Kenyan Music Creators Need a New CMO Legal Framework we discuss yet another important subject in music. We delve into Complaints & Dispute Resolution for Collective Management Organisations. The Role of Dispute Resolution Policies is discussed and we Explain why CMOs should have a clear Dispute Resolution …

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Importance of Information Technology Infrastructure for CMOs

In this tenth installment of 13 Reasons Why Kenyan Music Creators Need a New CMO Legal Framework we discuss yet another important subject in music. We delve into the Role of Information Technology in the operations of Collective Management Organisations and put a strong case for regulation in regard to IT infrastructure for CMOs. IMPORTANCE …

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Panga Sanaa Policy Dialogue Lessons for CMOs, Government, Rights Owners & Rights Users.

Panga Sanaa Policy Dialogue Lessons for CMOs, Government, Rights Owners & Rights Users. WHY THE MUSIC ADVOCATE AFRICA SUPPORTS POLICY DIALOGUE FOR KENYAN MUSIC, FILM, VISUAL ARTS, BOOKS, FASHION, DESIGN, GAMING, ANIMATION & TECHNOLOGY. Recognition is warranted for @BarazaLab, @TheMCSK @PPMC_Kenya, @PartnersAPKE, @SarakasiTrust, @goetheinstitut Kenya @priskkenya @KIPPRAKENYA @Animationkenya @agmakenya @ADMIafrica @FikaFilmmakers @EAJAK1 @ Creative Sector …

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Why Kenya needs a digital cmo for MUSIC authors, publishers, producers

WHY KENYA NEEDS A DIGITAL CMO FOR MUSIC AUTHORS, PUBLISHERS, PRODUCERS & PERFORMERS #ReformMusicBusinessinKenya Are you someone who applies their creative talent to the creation of musical works, writing the music, and sometimes also the lyrics, usually in a popular music style (e.g., Kapuka, Genegtone, Gospel, Rap, Trap, Benga, Rhumba, Amapiano, rock, country, hip hop, …

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Ideas for Developing a Music Data Policy for the Kenya Music Industry

Music Data = Music Money. It’s that simple. Data helps determine key important ingredients in identifying and paying eligible artists and other music rights owners like publishers, performers, Actors, Authors, Producers, CMOs.

Nonini & The Struggle To Reform Kenyan CMOs.

He has stood the test of time as a creative who is not shy to expose the rot in the Kenya music industry.

Role of Collective Management Organisations

We delve into the functions of Collective Management Organisations and put a strong case for legislation that clearly spells out the mandate of CMOs and the critical role they play in the creator economy and copyright business systems of a country.

WHY KENYAS CREATIVE ECONOMY NEEDS A NEW COLLECTIVE MANAGEMENT ORGANISATION LAW

Music rights holders such as musicians, song writers, publishers, producers, record labels, lyricists, composers, and performers rely on collective management to earn income whenever their music is performed in public. In Kenya this system has persistently failed resulting in a continuous blame game approach between music owners, users & the copyright regulator Kenya Copyright Board. In August 2021 KeCoBo deregistered MCSK, KAMP & PRISK. This is not the first time. It has become the norm every year.

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