U.K. Extends Copyright Protection for Sound Recordings

Billboard reports the U.K. has extended its copyright provisions for sound recordings, changing the term of protection from 50 to 70 years. This twenty year extension will benefit performing artists, and of course, record labels. The extension applies only to recordings, not to compositions, but still must offer a great relief for many legacy acts and rights holders that were losing or about to lose recording rights.

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