Trump signs Music Modernization Act, the biggest change to copyright law in decades

The bill, which received unanimous bipartisan support in the House and Senate, overhauls music licensing regulations for the streaming era. President Trump’s signing of the Music Modernization Act on Thursday, October 11, was driven by the need to update and streamline music licensing processes for the streaming era, where more and more musicians are finding it difficult to collect the royalties owed to them from streams on Spotify and other platforms. It has become the most significant copyright law change in decades.

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By: Vox - 4 days ago

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