The legendary guitarist and activist shows how content creators aren’t getting a fair shake from the big tech giants, and why we all should care.
Marc Ribot is acting President of the Content Creators Coalition (c3), an organization of dedicated to winning economic justice in the digital domain for musicians, recording artists, composers and other creators of cultural “content.” An NYC-based guitarist, he’s played on hundreds of recordings for such artists as Tom Waits, Elvis Costello and Grammy-winning producer T-Bone Burnett. Over his 35-year career, Marc has also released over 20 albums under his own name on both major (Atlantic) and independent (Pi Recordings, Tzadik, etc.) labels. You can find him Facebook, Twitter and his own website. (Photo credit: Barbara Rigon.)