New York Times
Ministers from the European Union are expected to vote next week in Brussels to extend performing artists’ copyright protection in Europe. The change would extend musicians’ copyright protection in Europe from 50 years to 70 years, which is similar to the protection periods afforded to artists in the U.S.
3rd Circuit Prometheus II decision allays fears about media consolidation.
On May 16, the federal government reached its statutory debt ceiling of $14.29 trillion. Treasury cannot borrow more until Congress provides new authority. Congressional Republicans are demanding substantial reductions in spending, without new taxes, in return for raising the debt ceiling. The two political parties have joined an enormous game...