3 Count: Musical Modernization

Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Senate Passes Music Modernization Act First off today, Variety reports that the Senate has unanimously passed the Music Modernization Act, a move that comes following a compromise with SiriusXM. The act is actually a combination of three acts, the original Music Modernization Act, the CLASSICS Act (Compensating Legacy Artists for their Songs, Service, & Important Contributions to Society Act) and the AMP Act (Allocation for Music Producers Act). The act, among other things, updates streaming royalties and ensures that pre-1972 artists receive royalties for digital uses of their work. The act had previously passed the House unanimously but stalled in the Senate due to last-minute objections by SiriusXM. However, a compromise resolved those issues and the bill was passed unanimously. The bill must now go back to the House to approve the changes.  2: US Court of Appeals…

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