Copyright Alliance Submits Statement to Senate Judiciary Committee in Support of Music Modernization Act (S. 2823)

May 15, 2018


Washington, D.C. In conjunction with today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid submitted a statement supporting passage of the Music Modernization Act (S. 2823)

According to Kupferschmid’s statement, “the Copyright Alliance expresses its support for passage of the Music Modernization Act, S. 2823… (a) bill that will result in the most significant improvement of music copyright law in more than a generation, and will help make it easier for creators across the music industry to earn a more equitable living through their creativity.

“At its heart, this bill recognizes the value that music creators provide and would help them get compensated accordingly Ð a principle that resonates not only with songwriters, but with recording artists, producers, legacy acts and many others in the music community…”

You can access the full statement here.



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