The call for a UK ticket touting ban
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CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including a call from the FanFair Alliance campaign group against ticket touting for the introduction of legislation to ban the for-profit resale of tickets in the UK, and criticism of Deezer’s new proposals for ‘artist-centric’ royalty payments. SECTION TIMES 01: Ticket resale (00:04:13) 02: Deezer (00:11:41) (Timings may be slightly different due to adverts) STORIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK • FanFair Alliance calls for ban of for-profit ticket touting in the UK • Believe criticises ‘reverse Robin Hood’ elements of Deezer's new artist-centric model for payments ALSO MENTIONED • MMF publishes AI guide • Download the MMF AI guide • The revenue politics of streaming - Chris's session at the Reeperbahn conference, Friday 22 Sep, 12.30pm • Silvia Montello speaking about user-centric royalties on Setlist
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