US Copyright Office Offers Music Licensing Recommendations | Future of Music Coalition

Posted: February 15, 2015 by Kimberly Weiss in Other Music News, Support, Support, Promo, & Tips
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Today, the United States Copyright Office released Copyright and the Music Marketplace, the result of last year’s Music Licensing Study—a project that combined roundtables in various cities with opportunities for written comments from stakeholders and the public. (FMC participated in the roundtables and official docket; see our initial comments here; reply comments here.)

There’s so much in the 245-page report that it’s impossible to offer a full breakdown of the recommendations in a single blog post. In fact, we’re still making our way through it, but the Executive Summary provides an overview of many of the key provisions. We certainly respect the effort it took to produce such a detailed report, and commend Register of Copyrights Maria A. Pallante for taking the initiative with such a thorny and complex issue set.

Originally published on 2/5/15.  For the full story, click here:
US Copyright Office Offers Music Licensing Recommendations | Future of Music Coalition
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