On the heels of a series of workshops convened by the U.S. Department of Justice to review “competition in licensing in public performance rights,” Garrett Levin, President and CEO of the Digital Media Association (DiMA), penned an op-ed in Billboard, that points to the critical antitrust protections afforded by the consent decrees governing ASCAP and BMI. In the piece, Levin points to the decrees’ relevance and purpose in ensuring a fair and transparent music licensing ecosystem.

You can read the full op-ed here.