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The Law Behind the US Music Business – Seriously Confused

Music is big business and it is big business with a very complex legal foundation. Most would agree that this foundation needs reform. But how to do it? The Week offers a post that lays out how complex the reform process is. At the same time, one should keep in mind that the only sector of the music business that is growing is streaming. And none of the streaming businesses are making money – Pandora included. So proposals that these streaming services should pay higher royalty rates … welll … may not fix the problem.