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‘An Edifice Whose Foundation Has Eroded’: Inside ASCAP and BMI’s DOJ Comments on WW2-Era Consent Decrees

With the Dept. of Justice review of the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees well underway, the two performance rights organizations laid out their argument as to why the 78-year old agreements should be sunsetted in comments filed with the DOJ and made available to Billboard. The two month-plus period for public comment ended on Friday.

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