Posted: Jul 26, 2016
Category: Performance Rights Organizations
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**Guest post written by Brian Penick as featured on the SOUNDSTR Blog.
"What is the Consent Decree, and why are people talking (and so upset!) about it?...For songwriters, one of the least discussed (yet most important topics) is music licensing. But major changes to the consent decree – the federal agreement that governs how ASCAP and BMI operate – is bringing this topic to the surface. The truth is, these changes could be the biggest in the music industry in 75 years and greatly impact your career."View Full Article