@musictechpolicy: How Google Took Over the Justice Department Antitrust Division: The Timeline of Renata B. Hesse

If you have been following the machinations by the Obama Justice Department [sic] over amending the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees,  you may have found yourself wondering who was responsible for rejecting the good faith efforts of the songwriting community in favor of a cynical back room deal with multinational tech companies and broadcasters.  I have some thoughts about this, and ask your indulgence–it will take some of your time to read this timeline, but I think you’ll be glad you did.

As you read, ask yourself this question:  If it looks, acts and quacks, is it corrupt?  And if it is, what can you do about it?

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