Fairness Rocks News The World is not Flat: @CISACNews and BIEM Focus on Vendor Lock-in at the MLC


Fairness Rocks News The World is not Flat: @CISACNews and BIEM Focus on Vendor Lock-in at the MLC

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Author: Chris Castle

Date: October 28, 2020

Original Source: Music Tech Solutions

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The World is not Flat: @CISACNews and BIEM Focus on Vendor Lock-in at the MLC

One of the many U.S.-centric shortcomings of Title I of the Music Modernization Act (that created the Mechanical Licensing Collective, the safe harbor giveaway and the blanket license) is that it pretty much ignores the entire complex system of content management organizations outside the U.S. As they describe themselves, “CISAC and BIEM are international organisations representing Collective Management Organisations (“CMOs”) worldwide that are entrusted with the management of creators’ rights and, as such, have a direct interest in the Regulations governing the functioning of the Database and the transparency of MLC’s operations. CISAC and BIEM would like to thank the Office for highlighting the existence and particularity of entities such as CMOs that are not referred to in the MMA.”

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