U.S. Justice Department To Review Music Streaming Royalties – hypebot

In the wake of a series of court cases involving music streaming service Pandora, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Justice Department has announced that it plans a review of the agreements that govern songwriting royalties. [The United States Department of Justice] said it would review the consent decrees, which in some cases date back to 1941, between two major performing rights organizations, the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)) and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI). – Bruce Houghton, Hypebot http://ift.tt/1nkSk6E