Interview: Dominic McGonigal on reforming collecting societies
Dominic McGonigal is head of government relations at PPL, a UK collecting society that licenses recorded music on behalf of performers and record companies. He talks to Emma Barraclough about codes of conducts, plans for a digital copyright exchange and what he fears most about the Commission’s reform proposals
Last month the UK government said it will consult over introducing voluntary codes of conduct for collecting societies, following a proposal made by the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property . What’s your view?
We’re all for a code of conduct....
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