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billboard Breaking News "Department Of Justice To Deny Consent Decree Amendment"

January 28, 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice struck a major blow Wednesday to U.S. music publishers and performing rights organizations.

A nearly two-year process to amend the consent decree so that music publishers would have the right to withdraw digital licensing from the blanket licenses offered by ASCAP and BMI -- the two performing rights organizations operating under a DOJ consent decree since 1941 -- has ended with no changes to the consent degree, much to the chagrin of major publishers like Sony/ATV, Universal Music Publishing Group and BMG.

 

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