What does it cost to be a member of TONO?

It costs nothing to join TONO, nor be a member of TONO.

We collect and distribute royalties on a non-profit basis, and deduct an annual administration percentage of approximately 15 % from TONO’s revenues before any distributions are paid out.

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Are some types of yoik covered by special copyright provisions to accord with Sámi tradition?

Yes, TONO has special copyright rules for the personal yoik that it administers. Copyright protects everyone who creates works of music or other intellectual property, and forms the basis for TONO’s operations. In Norway, this right is established in law through the Norwegian Copyright Act. It is also protected under a number of international agreements,…
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