date icon May 10, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On The Senate Introduction Of The Music Modernization Act

Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the Senate introduction of  S. 2823, the Music Modernization Act (MMA):

“It’s past time we brought mechanical licensing into the digital era.  An updated mechanical licensing system will promote innovation, benefit consumers, and ensure artists are fairly compensated for their works. We commend Chairman Hatch, Chairman Grassley, and the other  MMA sponsors for taking on this critical issue and modernizing music streaming in a meaningful way.”

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