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Why Wixen Just Filed $1.6B Lawsuit Against Spotify: The Music Modernization Act

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Hypebot reports: “A single clause in The Music Modernization Act, a proposed law filed for Congressional consideration just weeks ago, prompted Wixen, the publisher for 50,000 songs by 2000 songwriters including Tom Petty, Neil Young, the Doors and Weezer, to file a $1.6 billion lawsuit against Spotify alleging massive streaming of songs without the proper licences or compensation.”

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