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Coalition of 15 Music Orgs File Complaint Over Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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Billboard reports: “A coalition of 15 music organizations representing creators and companies has submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office about the safe harbors in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and why they’re not working for the music business. Among them are the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA), and various collection societies and creators organizations. What’s in the filing isn’t a surprise: For years, labels, publishers and creators have made the case that the 1998 law—which limits the liability of companies like YouTube—prevents the online market from properly valuing music.”

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