Judge Says Ringtones Are Not Performances ASCAP Fail – We Win


In awesome news, a judge ruled against ASCAP in their ridiculous lawsuit that tried to get performance royalties for ringtones. As we have chronicled here before, ASCAP and their sometimes partner in stupidity BMI have been running around throwing lawsuits at anyone they can imagine they can get money from. This may also affect another of their mind-bending lawsuits where they are attempting to get royalties for iTunes previews. For more head to Consumerist.

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