SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Sabec, CEO of Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), a leading provider of data and analytic services to support artists and owners of copyrighted property, was featured in a January 26, 2017 interview with Chris Castle's Music Tech Solutions on the discussion of mass notice of intents (NOIs). Mr. Sabec addresses the challenges faced by songwriters/copyright holders as a result of the new filings with the Copyright Office, which allow certain companies, including major on-demand digital services, to manipulate a loophole in the law as a way of forcing copyright owners to let their songs be used for free.
During the interview, Mr. Sabec highlights Rightscorp's newly developed proprietary database that assist songwriters with sorting through the manual process in determining whether they are subjected to a NOI filing. Typically, songwriters would need to download all the individual mass filings and sort through them to look for particular copyrights and search for themselves in "address unknown" filings. Rightscorp has created a searchable database to assist rights holders in determining the extent of their exposure.
Christopher Sabec, CEO of Rightscorp said, "NOIs have become a major issue in the music industry and something which began with providing good faith in finding the owner of the copyrighted songs, have now been taken advantaged of by many. As of this month, we have identified more than 25.6 million 'address unknown' NOIs that have been filed with the Copyright Office. Rightscorp has created a technological solution to this technological problem by building a significant database on these NOIs. We are now providing a new service offering and creating an additional asset that is beneficial to the industry as well as our shareholders. We continued to be dedicated to the vision that creative works should be protected economically on the Internet so that the next generation of great music, movies, and other content can be made and creators can prosper."
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About Rightscorp, Inc.
Rightscorp (RIHT) is a leading provider of data and analytic services to support artists and owners of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP). The Company's patent pending digital loss prevention technology focuses on the infringement of rights to digital content such as music, movies, software, books and games and ensures that the rights of owners and creators are protected. Rightscorp works closely with its clients to develop programs of education and notice, and as necessary to pursue copyright infringers for their illegal file sharing activities via notifications sent through Internet Service Providers (ISPs). The Company's technology identifies copyright infringers, who are provided information about copyrights and the importance of Intellectual Property and offered a reasonable opportunity to terminate their activities and pay a nominal settlement option that is generally a fraction of the statutory minimum in an effort to avoid the need for expensive litigation. With minimum statutory penalties of $750 and up to $150,000 per infringement, Rightscorp's technology and process of notice allows all parties to efficiently and economically address copyright infringement without the costs and burdens of litigation. Based on the fact that 22% of all Internet traffic is used to distribute copyrighted content without permission or compensation to the creators, Rightscorp's technology and process provides one of the best and most cost efficient means of addressing this issue for both the artists and those who have infringed their works.
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