THE POTENTIAL DEMISE OF ANOTHER NATURAL MONOPOLY: NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF PERFORMING RIGHTS

@inproceedings{Katz2006THEPD,
  title={THE POTENTIAL DEMISE OF ANOTHER NATURAL MONOPOLY: NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF PERFORMING RIGHTS},
  author={Ariel Katz},
  year={2006}
}
This is a second in of two articles in which I challenge the collective administration of performing rights. In the first article, published in a recent issue of this journal, I questioned the natural monopoly paradigm that dominates the analysis of collective administration of performing rights. In this article I demonstrate how, by lowering many of the transaction costs which previously purported to justify the practice, new digital technologies further undermine the justification for… CONTINUE READING