Copyright - Madison


Assignment for the First Day of Class

For the first class meeting, on Monday, January 8, 2018, please read and be ready to talk about the following:

[1]  The following news article from the New York Times Magazine (

The Music-Copyright Enforcers (August 6, 2010)

[2]  The following news article about webcasting and music streaming

Copyright Royalty Board hikes rates Pandora must pay (Los Angeles Times, Dec. 16, 2015)

Those articles are available via the course homepage, which is at

It can be found via Professor Madison’s homepage at

More important information about the course

There is no casebook to buy for the course.  All readings for the course will be available via the course homepage and/or via the course page on TWEN.

Student use in the classroom of laptop computers and comparable devices (iPads, tablets, netbooks, smartphones, iPhones, Nexus, Kindle Fire etc. etc.) -– for any purpose -- is prohibited.  If you want to take notes in class, then please bring paper and something to write with.

Everything you need to know about the course is available at the course homepage.