Fairness Rocks News Artist Activist David Lowery Quits the Mechanical Licensing Collective After Just 4 Months


Fairness Rocks News Artist Activist David Lowery Quits the Mechanical Licensing Collective After Just 4 Months

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Author: Paul Resnikoff

Date: October 16, 2019

Original Source: Digital Music News

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Artist Activist David Lowery Quits the Mechanical Licensing Collective After Just 4 Months

David Lowery, a longtime champion for artists and outspoken critic of major streaming platforms, has abruptly departed the Mechanical Licensing Collective’s Unclaimed Royalties Oversight Committee.

 

The news comes as the paint is still drying on the Mechanical Licensing Collective, or MLC, which was created following the passage of the Music Modernization Act into law last year. The Unclaimed Royalties Oversight Committee of the MLC is focused on matching and paying unclaimed mechanical royalties from streaming services in the U.S., an amount that has been estimated to be as high as $1.5 billion.

Read more: https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2019/10/16/david-lowery-quits-mechanical-licensing-collective/