Fairness Rocks News Good data in Garbage Out: The MLC/HFA Data Disaster


Fairness Rocks News Good data in Garbage Out: The MLC/HFA Data Disaster

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Author: Dr. David C Lowery

Date: August 10, 2020

Original Source: The Trichordist

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Good data in Garbage Out: The MLC/HFA Data Disaster

As many of you already know the new federal Music Licensing Collective has selected Harry Fox Agency as the vendor to provide song data to the MLC. It is rapidly becoming clear that what this really means is that the MLC will start with the HFA song database and then through a rather convoluted and manual process, songwriters will be required to “ensure the quality of that data” if they expect to get paid. In other words songwriters will do all the heavy lifting.

Read More: https://thetrichordist.com/2020/08/10/good-data-in-garbage-out-the-mlc-hfa-data-disaster/