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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signs the ELVIS Act into law to protect artists against the unauthorised use of individual’s voices

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has signed the Ensuring Likeness Voice and Image Security (ELVIS) Act into law on March 21. The legislation adds to Tennessee copyright law a provision that is "providing that an individual also has a property right in the use of that individual's voice."

House Bill 2901 is expected to help artists — mainly singers and actors — to combat the unauthorised use by artificial intelligence of their voice. The bill replaces Tennessee's Personal Rights Protection Ac...

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Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

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South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism puts out a Generative AI and Copyright Guide in English

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The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) in South Korea, in partnership with the Korea Copyright Commission, have released the 'Generative AI and Copyright Guide' in English in response to "the frequent use of K-content for AI training abroad and Korean culture (Hallyu) fans’ creation of content similar to K-content using generative AI."

A Korean version of the Guide was initially released on December 2023. The MCST said this initiative aims "to clarify legal uncertainties related ...

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Motion Picture Association urges Congress to adopt site-blocking legislation in the US

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Charles Rivkin, the Chairman and CEO Motion Picture Association (MPA), announced that his organisation was going to work with Members of Congress with the goal to "enact site-blocking legislation in the US."

Rivkin made the announcement at the CinemaCon 2024, the yearly gathering of the global motion picture theater industry, held in Las Vegas and organised by the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO).

MPA's Charles Rivkin

Rivkin described site-blocking as "a targeted, legal tac...

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Parliament report calls on UK Government to introduce a private copying scheme

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A report from British Parliament's House of Commons' Culture, Media and Sport (CMS) Committee has made several recommendations to ensure that creators receive fair remuneration for their works, in particular through the introduction of a private copying scheme.

The report on 'Creator remuneration' from the CMS Committee calls on the Government to ensure creators are compensated "when people copy or move content such as songs to or between their devices (known as private copying)."

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