Nothing Boring with the Copyright Royalty Board
Did you know that a three-judge panel in Washington D.C. sets certain royalty rates paid by digital music providers to songwriters and music publishers? Over the past year, the Copyright Royalty Board has been working to set royalty rates for both the 2018-2022 and 2023-2027 rate periods. Who is the Board and how does it operate? Why were the rates for 2018-2022 set at the end of that rate period? What do the new rates mean for songwriters, publishers, and digital music providers? What happens next? Join the Copyright Office for a moderated discussion with professional songwriters to discuss the Copyright Royalty Board, The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC), and what YOU need to know to get paid.
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