PRS AGM: CEO Robert Ashcroft’s Speech

London- PRS for Music Chief Executive, Robert Ashcroft delivered a compelling speech at the AGM on 18 May at the British Library Conference Centre to PRS board members, members, staff, industry leaders and media.

Robert Ashcroft highlighted the unprecedented changes across the music market and value gap between some technology platforms and what is paid to music creators. He said, “This is our battle. You must be protected by strong copyright law and our government must support us with the European Commission in our demands that the boundaries of Safe Harbour be re-drawn to ensure that any service that aggregates, disseminates or curates copyright works is fully licensed in a free market.”

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