FAIR INTERNET Letter to RAAP Members

Dear Member
Despite the fact that digital technology has fundamentally changed the way that music, films, television series, advertising and other works are produced and distributed, most of the professional creative content on the Internet would still not exist without us, the performers. Our work is by and large the most popular content on the Internet. It is a major driver of new business models, technological innovation and consumer behaviour... Read More...

Together we can make a difference.

Please go to http://www.fair-internet.eu/ now and sign the petition.

PERFORMERS UNITE TO CAMPAIGN FOR A FAIR INTERNET

Today, four international organisations representing more than 500,000 performers in Europe joined forces to launch a campaign for the fair treatment of all performers in the digital environment.

The 'Fair Internet for Performers Campaign' brings together AEPO-ARTIS, EuroFIA, FIM and IAO, who represent musicians, singers, actors and dancers, all united in their call to the European legislator to 'make the Internet a fair environment for performers' Read More...

To register your support for this campaign, please go to
http://www.fair-internet.eu/

R.A.A.P. is a not for profit members organisation set up to administer Artists Intellectual Property Rights. We are collecting monies throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia. All monies collected from foreign territories is passed on fully with no deductions of any sort, unlike agents who deduct fees ranging up to 40%.

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When your recorded music is played on the radio or as background in public bars, restaurants etc. you are entitled to a royalty payment, RAAP collects and administers these royalties on your behalf.

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R.A.A.P. membership is free - simply fill in the Membership and Discography forms or alternatively you can write, phone or e-mail R.A.A.P. to have the forms sent to you.

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RAAP NEWS BOARD

14 April 2015

"BEN CARRIGAN - "THE SWEETEST STORIES (ft. Thom Cross)"

Ben Carrigan (a founding member of The Thrills) releases his new solo single, The Sweetest Stories, on Friday, 29th May (Ireland)...
16 December 2014

HOT PRESS YEAR BOOK 2015

Now available to pre-order and with a special discount code for RAAP members!...
14 November 2014

Vincent Lynch - "It Was You"

Freshly signed to Universal Music Group on a worldwide publishing deal...
30 Octobre 2014

SCAR FOR LIFE - "WORLDS ENTWINED" TOUR 2015

Check out Scar For Life's the new album "Worlds Entwined".
Help to introduce it to the WORLD!!!
22 April 2014

THE TOMMY HALFERTY TRIO LAUNCH NEW ALBUM 'BURKINA'

On International Jazz Day - Wednesday 30th of April, Leading Irish jazz guitarist Tommy Halferty will be releasing his latest studio album entitled 'Burkina'...
20 March 2014

MAX ZASKA'S EP RELEASE

We are pleased to announce that the Debiut EP of one of our members - Max Zaska is going to be release next Monday 24th March...
28 Februay 2014

METEOR CHOICE MUSIC PRIZE WINNERS!

Congratulations to Villagers who won the Meteor Choice Music Prize Album of the Year Award 2013 for "Awayland" and to The Original Rudeboys who scooped Song of the Year for "Never Gonna Walk Away". RAAP are delighted to support this organisation established to encourage and promote Irish music.