By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 2-11-21

Fans of the Department of Justice consent decrees on music licensing organizations – those fans include broadcasters and computer companies – have called on the Biden Administration and Congress to keep the decrees in place.

In letters to the President and House and Senate leaders, the MIC Coalition said its priority is a functioning music marketplace, which hinges on “an efficient, equitable and transparent music licensing system,” which in turn hinges on the consent decrees.

“Millions of businesses and tens of thousands of songwriters rely upon the competitive protections and market efficiencies guaranteed through these decrees,” they told Biden and the legislators.  » Read More