Fairness Rocks News @NorthMusicGroup’s Excellent Analysis of MLC Metadata Issues


Fairness Rocks News @NorthMusicGroup’s Excellent Analysis of MLC Metadata Issues

Home Industry News @NorthMusicGroup’s Excellent Analysis of MLC Metadata Issues

Author: Chris Castle

Date: March 27, 2020

Original Source: Artist Rights Watch

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@NorthMusicGroup’s Excellent Analysis of MLC Metadata Issues

It has been patently obvious from the first discussions of the Mechanical Licensing Collective several years ago that transitioning from a century of song-by-song licensing was going to be a highly costly and highly complex process. The MLC was sold to songwriters on the idea that there would be no administrative costs to song copyright owners for participation in the MLC. Why? Because the services were going to pay for those administrative costs. Like the world’s songwriters, we take them at their word.

Zero means zero.

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