U.S. Copyright Office Issues a Supplemental Interim Rule Related to the Music Modernization Act

Issue No. 882 - March 5, 2021

Pursuant to title I of the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob—Goodlatte Music Modernization Act (MMA), the Copyright Office has issued a supplemental interim rule updating certain reporting requirements of digital music providers and significant nonblanket licensees. The amendment, which was proposed by the digital licensee coordinator without opposition, adjusts certain provisions concerning the reporting of information about permanent download licenses that are passed through by record labels to digital music providers, under both the statutory license and voluntary licenses.

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