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A Coalition of ‘Free Market’ Organizations Urges the U.S. Department of Justice to Maintain Its ASCAP, BMI Consent Decrees

Several free-market-focused lobbying groups and organization have asked the Department of Justice to keep consent decrees that regulate ASCAP and BMI.

The coalition of organizations and lobbying groups feel the age-old regulations are required to address ongoing anticompetitive concerns. In statements issued earlier today, the message was clear: the music licensing market is “inherently anti-competitive” and needs regulations to function.

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