Spotify is trying to rebuild how some artists are paid. In a blog post, the company announced it was going to dump resources into a “comprehensive publishing administration system.” The reason for this move? Clarity: Music industry licensing and copyright structures are legendary in their complexity – and they change from country to country and agreement to agreement. One of the most difficult challenges is the lack of accurate data as to who owns the rights to a specific track, especially when it comes to songwriter and publisher rights. In many cases, the ownership of the rights are not even…

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