The Impact of Blockchain on the Music Industry
Once an industry of brick-and-mortar retail outlets, with shelves of physical product, the modern music industry is a massive repository of data files, streaming directly to our personal devices. Every subscription and every listen is a server-based transaction that requires privacy protection and data management to ensure royalties are paid to the correct parties. Exposure to hacking, lack of transparency and risk of piracy has never been higher. This A3E session will focus on the impact of blockchain technology to protect our musical assets.