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Author: Paul Resnikoff

Date: June 5, 2019

Original Source: Digital Music News

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U.S. Department of Justice Opens a Formal Inquiry Into ASCAP & BMI Consent Decrees

The U.S. Department of Justice is now taking a formal look into consent decrees that dictate pricing and other practices for public performance organizations (PROs).  The decrees, enacted in the 1940s, were slapped onto performance rights societies ASCAP and BMI, and remain largely unchanged.

Read more: https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2019/06/05/u-s-department-of-justice-publishing-consent-decrees/