Music Modernization Act’s Next Challenge: How to Implement the Law

The most ambitious part of the new legislation, which Donald Trump signed into law Oct. 11, involves music publishing, calling for the creation of a music licensing collective to administer a blanket mechanical license that will shield digital services like Spotify, Pandora and Apple Music from copyright infringement. This requires writing regulations to guide its operation and building a database that can match compositions with records, so that the correct rights holders receive payment.

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