According to ASCAP, these organizations are mobilizing to undermine ASCAP members' copyrights because they want all music to be free.
Which, if you know anything about the kind of nuanced reform work these organizations do, is a pretty gross exaggeration.
The letter reads like a McCarthy-era scaremongering pitch to solicit funds from composers and musicians bewildered by the current pace of music industry evolution.
Blogger Molly Sheridan wrote a post asking ASCAP members how it sits with them, so if you're a current ASCAP member, chime in.
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