Fairness Rocks News American Music Licensing Collective Says ‘Competition Is Needed’ In Forming Music Modernization Act’s MLC (Guest Op-Ed)


Fairness Rocks News American Music Licensing Collective Says ‘Competition Is Needed’ In Forming Music Modernization Act’s MLC (Guest Op-Ed)

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Author: American Music Licensing Collective

Date: February 20, 2019

Original Source: Billboard

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American Music Licensing Collective Says ‘Competition Is Needed’ In Forming Music Modernization Act’s MLC (Guest Op-Ed)

This op-ed is by the American Music Licensing Collective (AMLC), one of two announced groups so far planning to submit an application to the U.S. Copyright Office to form the mechanical licensing collective (MLC) that was created by the Music Modernization Act to oversee the blanket mechanical license that the law also establishes. The U.S. Register of Copyrights will select by July which applicant gets to form and run the MLC, which will also create and maintain a musical works database, resolve ownership and data conflicts, and collect royalty payments from digital services that it will disburse to music composition rights holders.

Read more: https://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/legal-and-management/8499259/american-music-licensing-collective-says-competition