The Copyright Society of the South hosts Benji Rogers and Allen Bargfrede of Dot Blockchain Media

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pictured (L-R): Board Members John Barker, Jodi Carmichael (seated) and Karl Braun, speakers Benji Rogers and Allen Bargfrede of Dot Blockchain, Board Members Tara Aaron, Sam Powers and Kent Draughon.

On September 15, 2017, the Copyright Society of the South hosted Benji Rogers and Allen Bargfrede of dot.blockchain.

In the session entitled “How Blockchain Will Change the Music Industry”, two co-founders from Dot Blockchain Media discussed the dotBC project as well as various industry initiatives employing blockchain as a solution for rights management.

Allen Bargfrede focuses his work on the intersection of art and technology. He is the co-founder of Dot Blockchain Media and head of the Rethink Music think tank at Berklee College of Music. A former attorney, Allen also leads Thought5, a music and media strategy firm, and is the author of “Music Law in the Digital Age,” now available in its second edition.

Benji Rogers is a British-born, New York-based entrepreneur, technologist, musician, and the CEO and co-founder of the dotBlockchain Media Project. A pioneer of the direct artist-to-fan model of music distribution, Rogers founded PledgeMusic in 2009, which is now one of leading artist-to-fan platforms online with more than 4 million users and over 50,000 artists.


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