Copyright: Commission proposes easier music licensing in the single market

Online services

Consumer demand for music does not recognise borders or national restrictions. Neither do the online services used to access them. The European Commission has today proposed new rules to modernise the transparency and efficiency of collecting societies. Collecting societies will need to modernise to make sure that music is more readily available to consumers on-line, that revenue is correctly collected and fairly distributed to authors, and to make it easier for service providers to roll out new services.