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@musictechpolicy: The Obama Administration Is Lame Ducking An Unworkable Burden on Songwriters: 4 Reasons Why It’s Bad Law — Artist Rights Watch

July 14, 2016

If the Obama Administration wants to lame duck their way out of amending (or terminating) these ancient consent decrees, they could at least do songwriters the courtesy of requiring their revolving door appointees to tell songwriters to their faces at a public hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Instead, the Administration encouraged songwriters to wrack their brains on ways to improve the ancient rules, then pulled the rug out in favor of what Rep. Collins called “arrogance at its worst.”

via @musictechpolicy: The Obama Administration Is Lame Ducking An Unworkable Burden on Songwriters: 4 Reasons Why It’s Bad Law — Artist Rights Watch

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