Proposed Wording in Music Modernization Act Worries Songwriting Advocates
The phrase “server fixation date and termination” might sound boring or gibberish to anyone other than an attorney or a tech reporter, but that term, from the U.S. Copyright Office’s April update on the Music Modernization Act, has become a potentially thorny issue among those hammering out rules for the new law, which takes effect in January.
Few industries have changed more radically than music over the last several decades. Here Geoff Mayfield really digs into the details of different parties, (record companies, musicians, tech companies) and worries over the Music Modernization Act as it gets ready to come into force.