Terrestrial Radio Ducks Music Modernization Act, But Still Must Face the Music (Op-Ed)

The Music Modernization Act, now set to become law, is silent on one big remaining issue for the music industry: U.S. AM/FM radio stations pay nothing to broadcast the sound recordings they play. But radio’s public performance exemption may have given digital competitors an edge. The unintended consequence of the free perk: the radio industry’s long-term underinvestment in a compelling digital offering.

Source: Terrestrial Radio Ducks Music Modernization Act, But Still Must Face the Music (Op-Ed)

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