Universities Listening To Talks Of Blanket Music Licensing At The ISP Level

    December 5, 2008

Warner Music Group’s Jim Griffen, who has been a vocal proponent of blanket music licensing at the ISP level, is out pitching the idea to some of America’s top universities. Columbia, Stanford, University of Chicago, University of Washington, MIT, University of Colorado, University of Michigan, Cornell, Penn State, University of California at Berkeley and University of Virginia have expressed interest and talks are under way according to TechDirt who also dubbed the plan "pay-us-not-to-sue".

Here’s the basic slide presentation that has been used with the schools: