Fairness Rocks News What the MLC Can Learn from Orphan Works


Fairness Rocks News What the MLC Can Learn from Orphan Works

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Author: Chris Castle

Date: April 16, 2021

Original Source: Music Technology Policy

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What the MLC Can Learn from Orphan Works

As you may be aware, The MLC recently received $424 million as payment of the “inception to date” unmatched mechanical royalties held at a number of streaming platforms, sometimes called the “black box.” Why do we have a black box at all? For the same reason you have “pending and unmatched” at record companies–somebody decided to exploit the recording without clearing the song.

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