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The Music Modernization Act has been signed into law

The Verge Thursday, 11 October 2018 ()
The Music Modernization Act has been signed into lawPresident Trump has signed the Music Modernization Act (MMA) into law, officially passing the most sweeping reform to copyright law in decades. The bill, heralded by labels, musicians, and politicians, unanimously passed through both the House and Senate before going to the president.

The bill revamps Section 115 of the U.S. Copyright Act and aims to bring copyright law up to speed for the streaming era. These are the act’s three main pieces of legislation:

· The Music Modernization Act, which streamlines the music-licensing process to make it easier for rights holders to get paid when their music is streamed online
· The Compensating Legacy Artists for their Songs, Service, & Important Contributions to Society (CLASSICS) Act for pre-1972...
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The Music Modernization Act ensures artists receive fair compensation for their work and updates music licensing for streaming and digital platforms.

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