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Royalty Board to Defer to Copyright Office on Ringtone Licenses

There’s a battle going on between the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA), the Songwriters Guild of America and the Nashville Songwriters Association International over “whether record companies and other ringtone distributors may obtain a compulsory digital phonorecord delivery (DPD) licenseĆ¢