CFIF has long championed greater fairness for recording artists and protection of intellectual property…
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CFIF Strongly Opposes Senator Ron Wyden's "ACCESS to Sound Recordings" Act

CFIF has long championed greater fairness for recording artists and protection of intellectual property (IP) rights in the music industry.   Among other problems, current law generally protects recording artists' rights for post-1972 songs, but not pre-1972 classics:

. Under byzantine laws, artists receive just compensation whenever their post-1972 recordings are played, but in many cases not for their pre-1972 recordings.  That's an indefensible and arbitrary artifact that has persisted far too long.  Why should Neil Diamond receive payment whenever 'America' is played, but not classics like 'Solitary Man?'

Fortunately, the opportunity to correct that unfairness has arrived.  Even better, legislation to correct the existing flawed system arrives alongside other music legislation…[more]

June 18, 2018 • 11:43 pm

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CFIF Launches TV Issue Ads in 10 Congressional Districts Urging End to Reckless Spending, National Debt Increases and Job-Killing Agenda Print
Tuesday, October 19 2010

The Center for Individual Freedom (“CFIF”) has launched a series of television issue ads in 10 Congressional districts to point out the excessive spending, increased national debt and job-killing agenda enacted by a runaway Congress.

Click on the thumb nails or titles below to view the ads.

CA-20: CFIF "Costa Debt"



 

FL-02: CFIF "Boyd Debt"




 

GA-08: CFIF "Marshall Jobs"



 

KY-06: CFIF "Chandler Jobs"



 

MS-01: CFIF "Childers Debt"




NJ-03: CFIF "Adler Debt"




 

NY-24: CFIF "Arcuri Debt"




 

NC-11: CFIF "Shuler Jobs"




 

NC-08: CFIF "Kissell Debt"



 

PA-11: CFIF " Kanjorski Debt"



 

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