Liked Taylor Swift’s Music Ownership Controversy With Scooter Braun: What It Means and Why It Matters (Pitchfork)

With her open letter and the high-profile back-and-forth, Swift is bringing visibility to one of the music industry’s longest standing issues. And while it’s not a new problem, Swift’s discussion of it was enough to encourage artists including Sky Ferreira and Halsey to come forward about their own difficulties with label deals and ownership.

Bookmarked Opinion | I Shouldn’t Have to Publish This in The New York Times (nytimes.com)

The way we regulated social media platforms didn’t end harassment, extremism or disinformation. It only gave them more power and made the problem worse.

Cory Doctorow wonders about the future social media and copyright laws.
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Beware the legal-industrial copyright complex

Seth Godin provides an interesting discussion about copyright, creative commons and spreading ideas. This includes a reflection on the impact that the recent GDPR proposals around copyright would have on the web.
Liked Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

Rejecting years of settled precedent, a federal court in New York has ruled [PDF] that you could infringe copyright simply by embedding a tweet in a web page. Even worse, the logic of the ruling applies to all in-line linking, not just embedding tweets. If adopted by other courts, this legally and technically misguided decision would threaten millions of ordinary Internet users with infringement liability.