Our Digital Journey

Find out what we're doing to make your online experience easier

After months of hard work, we are excited to announce our brand new online tool for members to report their live performances. The new tool is quick and easy to use, and will replace our current live reporting service. We're currently trialling it with a selection of our members, and will be launching to all early next year. Watch the video below to find out more. ... read more

Following fast on the heels of our work with Jaak and Bitfury last month we hosted a showcase with OCL of their latest prototype ‘Totem’, a solution aimed at the issue of monetising and tracking User Generated Content (UGC). “Out there is the next Snapchat or Facebook and we want to make sure that there is an easy solution for them to be licensed from the very beginning.” Alan Graham, OCL Co-Founder.” OCL are a startup founded by PRS member Ru ... read more

Changeable as British weather, the digital landscape is a place where it pays to be ready, and to adapt fast. Unlike the weather though, it’s a space where a cloud – or rather, cloud technology – can mean the horizon is significantly sunnier. Cloud technology We’ve seen a growing preference for cloud services in the past few years. Many of us create space and save money by storing music, pictures, emails and documents on servers run by companies ... read more

We were invited with PPL to mentor entrepreneurs that are investigating the potential use of Blockchain in the world of Digital Rights Management (DRM). The six week project was held as part of Ernst & Young's 'EY Startup Challenge', aimed at bringing together new technology developers and industry to discuss specific business needs and potential solutions. We explored the complicated issue of DRM with two companies, JAAK and BitFury, guidin ... read more

In a fast paced and ever-changing technological landscape one thing remains constant: music piracy continues to be a huge problem for the industry. Last year, 20% of fixed-line internet users worldwide regularly accessed services offering copyright infringing music. In our fight against music piracy on behalf of our members, we recognise the importance of investing in digital tools to help protect works from piracy. Earlier this year, we launched ... read more