ASCAP Moves Towards More Transparency


ASCAPIn testimony before Congress on music performance copyright legislation, numerous music streaming services like Pandora, as well as artists, have sought more transparency about who controls the rights to each song in a catalog.

A digital database would go a long way to make it easier to see how much revenue is coming in for each song, and where that money goes they say.

Now, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has taken a step in that direction.

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