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Author: Music Technology Policy

Date: May 9, 2021

Original Source: Music Technology Policy

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@thetrichordist: Will the Copyright Royalty Board Leave Songwriters In the Deep Freeze?

In case you haven’t noticed, songwriter mechanical royalty rates are about to be set again at a faraway Congressional operation called the Copyright Royalty Board. You may say, hold on–I thought that mechanical royalties were being appealed?! True, but that’s just for the ha’penny streaming rates. The rate for physical, permanent downloads, ringtones and bundles are separate rates that were set as part of the last rate hearing.

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